Taylors, S.C. (April 13, 2018) – Taylors Fire and Sewer District is pleased to announce that the district recently received the Water Environment Association of South Carolina's (WEASC) Excellence in Collection System Operations Award for 2017. The award was presented at the March 2018 South Carolina Environmental Conference held in Myrtle Beach.
According to WEASC, the Excellence in Collection System Operations Award is presented to the facility that best demonstrates significant, lasting, and measurable excellence in the operation and maintenance of a collection system, or the prevention of the degradation of the water quality in a region, basin, or body of water through improvements or management practices. Only one large system and one small system in SC are named recipients of the award each year.
"Receiving this award is a real honor as it is a tribute to the quality service we provide as a district," said Paul Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Taylors Fire and Sewer District. "The award emphasizes that successfully operating a collection system requires collaborative efforts among different disciplines."
"Being recognized in this way for the first time as a district is gratifying as it validates the excellence of the work our team does, and does consistently," said Samantha Babb, Director of Sewer Services for the Taylors Fire and Sewer District. "We take our work seriously and will continue to strive to set the bar high for our team and exceed the expectations of those we serve in the Taylors District."
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.