Beaufort News

BJWSA wins utility-management award

The Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority is one of nine utilities nationwide to receive this year's Platinum Award from the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, according to a news release.

Announced Monday at the association's annual meeting, the awards are given based on a variety of performance indicators, such as product quality, customer satisfaction and operational resiliency.

BJWSA was recognized for its capital improvements, debt-restructuring and consolidation of utilities on local military bases, the release states.