Growing Pains

Rigorous planning and new technology help bridge the budget gap for Greenwood Metropolitan District
Growing Pains
From left, crew members Roy Hudgens and Brooks Jackson, crew leader David Bell, and crew member Marvin Adams prepare a 2-foot liner repair patch (Stephen’s Technologies) for installation. (Photography by Matt Walsh)

Growth is generally regarded as a good thing, but few utilities are equipped to take on a nearly instant infrastructure expansion of 900 percent. The Greenwood Metropolitan District (GMD) took the challenge head-on.

Collection system director Wayne Daniel joined the district in...

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