Description: Digging Deep for Community Acceptance
ReWa provides wastewater treatment services to promote a cleaner environment, protect public health and water quality, and develop the necessary sewer infrastructure to sustain the growing population and economy of Upstate South Carolina. Construction of the Reedy River Basin Sewer Tunnel, also known as Dig Greenville, will increase conveyance capacity and mitigate wet weather overflows during...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
Word count217
Description: Digging Deep for Community Acceptance
Although COVID-19 threw a curve into well-honed and already-proven project communication plans, ReWa and the engineer (the project team) modified tactics as necessary to achieve the community relations goal of open and timely communication and a constant feedback loop. Many activities and tools comprise the community relations and outreach program; highlights range from community dialogue and...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
Word count1,640
Description: Digging Deep for Community Acceptance
Many factors contributed to the success of ReWa’s comprehensive community relations and outreach program, but several stand out.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
Word count267
Description: Digging Deep for Community Acceptance
Since completion of tunnel boring and removal of the TBM in the fall of 2020, the construction team has refocused on installing and grouting the fiberglass pipe inside the tunnel, establishing near-surface sewer connections, and restoring the aboveground construction sites. As of early 2021, construction remains on budget and on schedule, with project completion still slated for June 2021.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
Word count222