Greenville Water Acknowledged for Financial Excellence

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(L to R) Chairman Phillip Kilgore, Controller Jondia Berry, CFO Phil Robey

Greenville SC- September 22, 2014- The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded Greenville Water the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. This attainment represents a significant accomplishment.

The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR. The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, DC.

“This recognition demonstrates the strong commitment of our staff to effective fiscal management,” said Greenville Water Commission Chairman Phillip Kilgore. “We are very proud of our financial team. They work hard to make sure Greenville Water maintains its strong financial position.”

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Greenville Water provides service to nearly 500,000 residents of the Upstate region of South
Carolina. Recognizing that water service is critical to the health and well-being of its customers and for
the growth and economic vitality of the community, Greenville Water ensures the reliable delivery of
high-quality water through careful stewardship of its resources. Greenville Water is committed to
providing exceptional service and utilizing safe and effective methods for providing water, while
adhering to and surpassing health and safety standards. Governed by an elected Commission of Public
Works, Greenville Water is the state’s largest water utility.