Renewable Water Resources Wins 2nd Place in State Operations Competition

April 12, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC – April 12, 2011 – Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) proudly announces that its Operations Team won second place in the Water Environment Association of South Carolina’s (WEASC) 21st annual Operations Challenge competition. The event was held at the 2011 South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) in Myrtle Beach.

The Operations Challenge is an annual competition, which takes place across the country at the state-level environment conferences. The event encourages wastewater treatment workers to compete in five events to test their operations skills and abilities.

The team finished strong in all 5 team events in the competition: 1st in Collections, 2nd in Safety, 2nd in Laboratory, 2nd in Pump Maintenance, and 2nd in Process Control. The team won awards in individual events at the conference as well. ReWa dominated the Fastest Cut event with Cain Massey placing 1st and Russ Moore placing 2nd. Massey also placed 1st the Fastest Hole Cut competition.

Members of ReWa’s team included Ops Team Coach Larry Camp, Process Control officer; Kevin Fowler, Mechanic; Adam Harvey, Plant Operator 1; Cain Massey, I & I Technician; and Russell Moore, Plant Operations Foreman.

Caption: ReWa’s Ops Challenge Team (front row L to R) Adam Harvey, Kevin Fowler, (back row L to R) Cain Massey, Russell Moore and Ops Team Coach Larry Camp.

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.