• Ashton G. “Biff” Blocker, Assistant Finance Manager for the Commission was designated as a Certified Government Finance Officer at the Government Finance Officers Association of SC at its Fall Conference held in Myrtle Beach in October 2016.

    The GFOASC is an organization with active members representing various State agencies, educational facilities, county and local governments from around the State.  Its objectives include the improvements in all aspects of governmental finance programs, the exchange of ideas and experiences among finance officers, and to promote and encourage professional competence through continuing education and training.  The Association, in cooperation with the Institute for Public Service and Policy Research at the University of South Carolina developed the Certification Program for Government Finance Officers.

 

  • Mr. Jay Nicholson received the Lifetime Service Award at the WEASC Capital District meeting on January 21, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Mr. Ted Cooper received the 2015 Water Distribution Operator Award at the WEASC Capital District meeting on January 21, 2016 for excellent achievement in the area of water distribution operations.

 

 

 

 

 

  • The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.  This was the 3rd consecutive year that the Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission has achieved this prestigious award.  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. 

 

  • Two Commission employees received awards at the WEASC Capital District meeting on January 15, 2015.  Mrs. Lindsay Jumper received the Customer Service Award, and Mr. Wesley Robertson received the Collections System Operator Award .                                                  
  • Mr. William Frost accepted an award on behalf of his father, the late Mr. Billy Frost, for Meritorious Service for Safety in the Water Industry.

 

  • Mr. Jay Nicholson received the Arthur Sidney Bedell Award in March 2014 at the Water Environment Association of South Carolina meeting. The Arthur Sidney Bedell Award was established to acknowledge extraordinary personal service to a member association.

 

 

 

 

  • The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.  This was the 2nd consecutive year that the Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission has achieved this prestigious award.  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. 

 

  • Patricia F. Mazzone, Finance Manager for the Commission was designated as a Certified Government Finance Officer at the Government Finance Officers Association of SC at its Fall Conference held in Myrtle Beach in October 2009.

    The GFOASC is an organization with active members representing various State agencies, educational facilities, county and local governments from around the State.  Its objectives include the improvements in all aspects of governmental finance programs, the exchange of ideas and experiences among finance officers, and to promote and encourage professional competence through continuing education and training.  The Association, in cooperation with the Institute for Public Service and Policy Research at the University of South Carolina developed the Certification Program for Government Finance Officers.

 

  • The Commission won the Kelly Hunsuckler Award for Best Cross Connection Program in the State in 2009.  ​

 

 

 

  • Mr. Guy Schmoltze won "Engineer of the Year for the State" at the South Carolina Environmental Conference. 
  • Mr. Michael J. Coffey, II received the Maintenance Person of the Year for the Capital District Award presented by the Water Environment Association of South Carolina.  

 

  • Mr. Jay Nicholson was inducted into the 5S (Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers) at the annual meeting for the Water Environment Association of South Carolina. This is an honorary award for outstanding service to the Water Environment Association for going above and beyond the call of duty, and performance at the district level. Mr. Nicholson also served as the Capital District Chairman for the Water Environment Association of South Carolina for the 2008-2009 year.

2004 System of the Year – Drinking Water Category III

Each year at its annual conference, the SC Rural Water Association recognizes Water and Wastewater Systems and personnel for outstanding service and achievement in the industry. This year, at SCRWA’s 28th Annual Technical Conference and Exhibit Show, The Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission was awarded 2004 System of the Year – Drinking Water Category III.

2003 Wastewater Treatment Facility of the Year

The Lexington Soil and Water Conservation District awarded Special Recognition to the Old Barnwell Wastewater Treatment Facility for outstanding service in preserving the water resources in Lexington County.