Greenville Water Commission Chairman, Phillip Kilgore, Receives Harriet Keyserling Conservation Advocacy Award

GREENVILLE, SC – September 22, 2022 – Conservation Voters of South Carolina today announced that Commission Chairman, Phillip Kilgore, received the Harriet Keyserling Conservation Advocacy Award, during the Green Tie Luncheon on Wednesday, September 21 at Historic 701 Whaley in Columbia, SC.

This prestigious award honors the legacy of the late Harriet Keyserling, who led the charge on conservation issues, particularly while serving at the State House.

Acting in his role as Chairman of Commissioners of Public Works for the City of Greenville (Greenville Water), Phillip Kilgore has transformed Greenville Water into a leading South Carolina conservation advocate. Phillip’s vision encompasses a multigenerational commitment to natural resource protection through active partnerships with conservation advocates, community groups, and federal, state, and local agencies, for the benefit of all of South Carolina.

Most importantly, Phillip has been able to accomplish his most important conservation objectives despite the pandemic and the economic strains of the last few years. He takes pride in the fact that Greenville Water is providing the most sustainable and affordable drinking water, of the highest quality, to more South Carolina residents than any other water utility in the state.

 

 

About Greenville Water

Governed by an elected Commission of Public Works, Greenville Water is the state’s largest water utility, providing service to more than 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.