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SouthWest Water Company Receives High Marks for its Environmental, Social and Governance Efforts

SouthWest Water Company Receives High Marks for its Environmental, Social and Governance Efforts

It is with great pleasure that we announce SouthWest Water Company has achieved a new high score from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). Our score has increased significantly since the start of our participation in this assessment in 2016. GRESB is a globally-recognized, independent rating service that measures […]

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Director of operations, Gary Rose, Creative Action and SWWC employees participate in Pancake Palooza.

Hornsby Bend Utility Company co-sponsors Creative Action’s “Pancake Palooza”

Hornsby Bend Utility Company recently partnered with Creative Action, a nonprofit, arts-based, youth development organization, to host its “Pancake Palooza” family fundraiser breakfast to launch its annual Youth Arts Fest and raise funds for its after-school programs. The event included hundreds of students––many from the Hornsby Bend area––for the one-day […]

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SouthWest Water Company Wins Top Awards for Wastewater Plant Operation

SouthWest Water Company Wins Top Awards for Wastewater Plant Operation

SouthWest Water Company (SWWC) has captured a top award for Outstanding Operation in 2017 of its Riverview wastewater treatment plant. The Riverview facility was awarded the “Best Operated Wastewater Plant” in 2017 in the Mechanical Plant 2.6-4.0 Million Gallons Per Day category. It was the facility’s second such award in […]

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SouthWest Water Company Receives 2016 Plant Excellence Award

SouthWest Water Company Receives 2016 Plant Excellence Award

The Alabama Water Environment Association has named SouthWest Water Company as a recipient of the Plant Excellence Award for 2016, and our Riverview water resource recovery facility as the best operated plant in Alabama in the category of Domestic Water Treatment Facilities seized between 1 and 10 million discharged gallons […]

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Tyler County: Ivanhoe Water Improvement Efforts


Tyler County: Ivanhoe Water Improvement Efforts


In 2005, SouthWest Water Company acquired several systems in Tyler County from TECON Water Holdings. SouthWest Water has worked since then to make improvements to bring the systems up to state standards and to improve water quality and quantity. In Ivanhoe, for example, there were assets that were structurally failing […]

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SouthWest Water Company Engineering Scholarships

SouthWest Water Company Engineering Scholarships

As part of its continuing commitment to the communities it serves, SouthWest Water Company has announced cash scholarships for four graduating high school students in Shelby County who plan to make engineering their main course of study in college. The scholarship recipients are high school seniors who have been accepted […]

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Kiawah Island Utility GM Receives Prestigious Award

Kiawah Island Utility GM Receives Prestigious Award

When SWWC acquired Kiawah Island Utility, we gained more than just a desirable presence in a new state.  SWWC gained considerable expertise, knowledge, and experience with the KIU operations team that transitioned with the utility. In fact, General Manager Becky Dennis was just recognized with the South Carolina Water Environment Federation […]

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