Spartanburg Water announces new hire in purchasing

Spartanburg Water announced the employment of Darlene Thomas in the position of Sr. Procurement Specialist for the Purchasing department. In her role, Darlene will develop bid documents and assist with the administration and execution of contracts for goods and services.

Darlene has over 7 years of experience in the Purchasing field, including 5 years of public procurement experience for Richmond City Public Schools in Richmond, VA and, most recently, for the City of Norfolk, VA.

Darlene holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a Master’s Degree in Arts and Sciences.



Spartanburg Water, an award-winning utility, is comprised of Spartanburg Water System and Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District. It serves a population of more than 180,000 within Spartanburg County, as well as others in parts of Greenville, Union and Cherokee counties. With the help of its dedicated team of almost 300 employees, each day it produces an average of 30 million gallons of drinking water and cleans 12 million gallons of reclaimed water for its customers and community.