Staying Safe in a Storm The Atlantic hurricane season has arrived. All has been quiet so far, with only one named hurricane that moved through open waters, far from land, during the month of July. However, experts predict that an active season is ahead of us. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration anticipates 12 to
Got2Learn provides an in-depth look at how a home plumbing system works. The Job of the John Porcelain pony, loo, can, john, throne, honey bucket… there are a surprising number of names for the humble toilet! Despite its sundry synonyms, most people probably prefer not to think too hard about the old john’s important job.
Mr. Manhole Uneven manhole covers equal a bumpy ride and potential hazards on the road. Leaky manholes allow excess stormwater into the sewer system, which can cause overflows of hazardous waste. Traditional manhole repair requires hours of jackhammering to remove the rings and smooth the streets. Mr. Manhole cuts directly into the street, reducing road
Mills Mill, Dunean Mill and Union Bleachery Mill Villages are on schedule to begin sewer replacement in 2024. Community informational meetings to be held by the end of 2023. Projects will be funded through SCIIP and ARPA grants. Critical Needs Critically needed sewer infrastructure improvements are coming to Greenville’s Mill Villages. Three of the most
Dunean Mill was a model for modern manufacturing in the South when it opened in 1912. The Dunean Mill Village was one of the first to include modern infrastructure like sewers and running water. MetroConnects was recently awarded $10 million in SCIIP funds to replace and rehabilitate Dunean’s sewer system, which was installed beginning in
Otis Prentiss Mills opened Mills Manufacturing Company in 1897. By the 1920s, Mills Mill Village consisted of 250 homes with more than 1,000 residents, sports fields, a tennis court, a playground, croquet grounds, a small school, a church, and a store. MetroConnects was recently awarded $10 million in SCIIP funds to replace and rehabilitate the
The MetroConnects Board of commissioners will hold its regular monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2023. View the meeting agenda. A Commission Workshop will be held at 12 p.m. View the meeting agenda.