Renewable Water Resources recognizes industries for compliance excellency

August 29, 2016

Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) honored 45 local companies for demonstrating excellent in compliance with environmental regulation at its 24th Annual Compliance Excellency Awards Banquet this month.

The Compliance Excellency Awards are presented to local companies that are in compliance with ReWa’s Sewer Use Regulation, said Joel Jones, Pretreatment Manager at ReWa. Plaques are given to companies with complete compliance for the year, which means they had no violations of their permit, and certificates are given to companies with no more than one violation within that year.

The Compliance Excellency Awards were presented to Ashland Inc., AVX Corporation, B & E Electroform Co. of SC, BASF Corporation, ByrTech Custom Machine Works, Inc., C. H. Patrick & Company, Inc., Cherokee Management, LLC, Cintas Corporation – Beechtree, Columbia Farms, Inc. – Mauldin, Columbia Farms, Inc. – Pelham, CompX National, Cryovac, Inc., Cytec Carbon Fibers LLC, DayStrong Rubber Products, LLC, EEEA, Inc., Encore of Greenville, LLC, GE Greenville Gas Turbine L.L.C., The Great American Tank Wash, Holly Oak Chemical, Inc., Industrial Container Services – SC, LLC, Kemet Elect. Corporation-Simpsonville – A, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics – Greenville, Mitsubishi, Polyester Film, Inc., National Electrical Carbon Products, Inc., Nicca USA, Inc., Ortec, Inc., Patheon API Manufacturing, Inc., Perrigo Company of South Carolina, Rich’s Products Corporation, Technology Corporation, Roy Metal Finishing Company, Inc. – Matrix Facility, Roy Metal Finishing Company, Inc. – Conestee Facility, Roy Metal Finishing Company, Inc. – Mauldin Rd., Royal Adhesives & Sealants, LLC, Safety Components Fabric Technologies, Inc., Saint Gobain Abrasives, Inc., Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC, Southern Water Treatment Co., Inc., Southern Weaving Company, Span Packaging Services LLC, Stevens Aviation, Inc., T&S Brass & Bronze Works, Inc.,The Crown Group, Tiarco Chemical and VLS Recovery Services.

“On behalf of ReWa, the pretreatment department would like to recognize the extraordinary work that these industries have contributed this year to ensure compliance excellence. We are grateful for the unwavering support from these industries that play a key role in community-wide environmental protection,” Jones said.

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Renewable Water Resources (ReWa)

ReWa’s goal is to promote a cleaner environment, and to protect the public health and water quality of the Upstate waterways, while providing and developing the necessary sewer infrastructure for the growing economy. ReWa serves more than 400,000 industrial, commercial and residential customers in Greenville County and parts of Anderson, Spartanburg, Pickens and Laurens Counties.