Taylors, S.C. (April 13, 2018) – Taylors Fire and Sewer District is pleased to announce that the district recently received the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control's (SCDHEC) Facility Award of Excellence for 2017. This was the second consecutive year that the district has received the prestigious award. The award was presented at the March 2018 South Carolina Environmental Conference held in Myrtle Beach.
According to DHEC, the Facility Award of Excellence recognizes those facilities that are striving to meet or exceed customers' expectations in environmental protection. All South Carolina facilities that have a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) or a No Discharge (ND) permit were eligible to submit an application for the recognition.
"This award is a testimony of the dedication of our staff team to perform their work to the highest standard possible," said Paul Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Taylors Fire and Sewer District. "We are proud of their commitment to water quality protection and the teamwork they consistently demonstrate."
"This is the second year in a row that our district has been the recipient of this important award, which is a tremendous honor." said Samantha Babb, Director of Sewer Services for the Taylors Fire and Sewer District. "This recognition is a direct result of the excellent approach our team takes in carrying out our responsibility to the customers we serve throughout the Taylors District. We remain dedicated to high standards in facility operations, maintenance, management, and the protection of the environment."
About the Taylors Fire and Sewer District
Taylors Fire and Sewer District is a special purpose district that covers nearly 16 square miles. The district is situated in central Greenville County, northeast of the City of Greenville and adjacent to the western border of the City of Greer. The wastewater collections system includes approximately 130 miles of gravity line and 3,600 manholes. For more information please visit www.taylorsdistrict.org.