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At South Rains SUD, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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Salvage Your Scrap

August 27, 2018

Salvage Your Scrap

South Rains Special Utility District is proud to sponsor the “Salvage Your Scrap” campaign again this year. This is a fundraising campaign for the Texas Rural Water Foundation in support of their mission to serve all Texas rural water and wastewater utilities.

The Salvage Your Scrap campaign will allow the Foundation to:

  •         Support rural students and operators’ education through the Student and Operator/Manager Scholarship Programs
  •         Train and place veterans into new careers in the water and wastewater industry through the Veteran Employment Program
  •         Continue to expand programming to further empower rural water and wastewater utilities...

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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