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Pinnacle Mountain Fire

On November 9, 2016 a campfire abruptly became a wildfire within Table Rock State Park. At this time, it posed no threat to the Table Rock Watershed. The South Carolina Forestry Commission and local fire departments initiated efforts to fight the fire. South Carolina’s Air National Guard deployed two helicopters,…

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The Latest Drought Information and Ways You Can Help

Greenville Water’s service area is experiencing extremely dry weather and continued drought conditions. Anderson, Oconee, Pickens and Greenville Counties are in severe drought. As part of the Keowee-Toxaway Drought Management Advisory Group, we received an update from officials this week. Precipitation norms are nearly 11 inches below normal. According to…

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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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