Saturday, November 2, 2013
Environmental systems operators at Mount Pleasant Waterworks and throughout the Palmetto State play a vital role in protecting our water, soil and air resources. These dedicated professionals contribute to the continued growth and development of our community and state by using their integrated knowledge of engineering and the physical sciences to care for the environment.
Mount Pleasant Waterworks water and wastewater mechanics and operators are dedicated to operating and maintaining systems that process and treat water and wastewater. Their hard work provides more than 70,000 residents with clean, safe water and wastewater service all while protecting the environment. With 53 licensed operators, MPW is able to distribute more than 2.5 billion gallons of water per year all while collecting, treating and discharging more than 2.5 billion gallons of wastewater per year.
“Mount Pleasant Waterworks employs some of the best operators in the industry. These men and women are dedicated to properly maintaining and operating our water and wastewater systems to ensure that our customers are provided safe clean water and wastewater services 24 hours a day 365 days a year. We are extremely honored to have such educated and dedicated Environmental Systems Operators,” said Clay Duffie, General Manager.
Environmental Systems Operators Week was observed from Oct. 27 through Nov. 2 across the state of South Carolina. The observance of Environmental Systems Operators Week calls attention to the many contributions made by environmental systems operators to our quality of life while raising awareness of the importance of protecting and conserving our natural resources.