Okatie, SC (June 20, 2013) – Beaufort – Jasper Water and Sewer Authority (BJWSA) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the US and Canada (GFOA) in honor of its comprehensi ve annual financial report (CAFR). The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

This is the ninth consecutive year that BJWSA has received the award. “The CAFR is great way to tell BJWSA’s story of responsible money management and sound fiscal planning. I hope all our customers read it and learn some more about BJWSA,” said Ed Saxon, BJWSA’s General Manager. “The award is a reflection of our dedicated finance staff here, and we’re glad to have earned it,” added Sarah Linkimer, BJWSA’s controller. Information about BJWSA’s CAFR, including an electronic version of the document, can be found online at www.bjwsa.org.