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Wastewater Professional Shortage Presents Challenges and Career Opportunities

September 12, 2022

Well-paid and often overlooked jobs in the wastewater sector offer meaningful careers protecting public health, water systems and the environment.  Local and federal spending on water infrastructure is projected to grow. MetroConnects is adding team members to meet demands of Greenville County’s aging sewer systems. The good news: As you might have heard, unemployment rates

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Don’t Take an “L” This Game Day: Keep Your Toilets Flushing!

September 8, 2022

  Furman and Clemson meet in Death Valley this Saturday for the Tigers’ first home game of the season. While rumors about sewer backups on game days turn out not to be true (don’t worry — we can handle all those flushes at halftime!), tailgating at home can stress your plumbing. Here are a few

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Seeing the Unseen: Celebrating World Water Week With MetroConnects

August 29, 2022

World Water Week is upon us! Every year since 1991, scientists, environmentalists, and policymakers gather in Stockholm during the last week of August to tackle the world’s most pressing water-related challenges. This year’s theme, “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water,” offers a fantastic reminder to appreciate and protect the unseen systems that sustain this

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Updating Mill Village Systems

July 29, 2022

Greenville was once known as the “Textile Capital of the World.” By the early 1930s, 19 textile mills called Greenville County home. As these mills grew, so did the mill villages around them. Sanitary sewer systems were also built to serve the community. Today most of the sewer lines in the old mill villages are

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Rates, Fees Increase Begin July 1, 2022

June 17, 2022

Rates, Fees Increase Begin July 1, 2022 As of July 1, 2022, MetroConnects monthly base charge and volume charge increase for sanitary sewer service will go into effect. Customers will pay a monthly base charge of $11.72 and a volume charge of $1.65 per one thousand gallons of water. New Connection Fees, Cleanout Requirements Beginning

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