Yearly Archives: 2016

The Latest Drought Information and Ways You Can Help

Greenville Water’s service area is experiencing dry weather. Anderson, Oconee, Pickens and Greenville Counties are no longer considered to be in drought. However due to low reservoir storage levels in the Savannah River Basin, the area is still considered to be in Stage 1 of the low inflow protocol by…

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Greenville Water Rescinds 3% Rate Increase

Strong financial position in 2017 On Tuesday, the Greenville Water Commission approved a five year Capital Improvements Plan and waived the scheduled 3% rate increase on the monthly base charge, consumption rate and private fire protection charge for 2017. Previous budgets and financial reports predicted the need for 3% annual…

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Dry Weather Leads to Voluntary Water Restrictions

Upstate, SC- Due to abnormally dry weather Greenville Water is asking customers to voluntarily conserve water. Some areas of the Savannah River Basin are experiencing as much as an 80% decrease in rainfall for this time of year. As part of the Keowee-Toxaway Drought Management Advisory Group, we entered Stage…

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