Facing water infrastructure challenges during rapid growth
For over 110 years, Greer CPW has been the lifeblood of the Greer, South Carolina community, providing the essentials like water, power, and gas that families and businesses need to thrive. Serving 90,000+ customers across its utilities, Greer CPW has had a front-row seat to the area’s explosive growth. Greer has blown up into one of South Carolina’s fastest-growing cities as major corporations like BMW have moved in, with the population swelling by 8.57% annually.
With demand going through the roof, Greer CPW knew it needed to step up its game. The tried-and-true way of operating wasn’t going to cut it anymore. Greer was growing by leaps and bounds, and Greer CPW was determined to rise along with it.
While the urgency was apparent, the metering infrastructure solution revealed itself more slowly. Still, the goal was to anticipate future needs before they arose and empower customers by giving them access to water usage data and the transparency they deserved.