Water Quality &  Stormwater

Text Box: Beaufort Soil & Water Conservation District

PO Box 70, 817 Paris Avenue

Port Royal, SC  29935

Phone 843-522-8100

Fax 843-522-0585

Water Quality —Together for Beaufort

We will be Good Stewards of our Natural Resources by Protecting and Monitoring Water Quality &  Stormwater

             In support of the Together for Beaufort’s goal to improve Water Quality the Beaufort Conservation District organized  committee made up of federal, state, county,  municipalities, and conservation organizations working in Beaufort County.  These professionals meet at least quarterly to share information, discuss problems, and introduce new practices and success from their jobs. 

 

             In 2007 the committee began analyzing the 1997 Blueprint for Clean Water Task Force ReportAfter reviewing the original 50 + parameters, the committee came up with The Next 10 Steps for the Blueprint for Clean Water which outlines the steps that need to be accomplished to continue improving our surrounding waters. The group has also developed  list of 9 Action Items that has been used to implement The Next 10 Steps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 T4B Report

Participating Agencies, Commissions, & Organizations

 

Beaufort Conservation District                           BJWSA

Beaufort County Stormwater                              Beaufort County Planning

Beaufort County Solid Waste & Recycling        Clemson Extension

USDA-NRCS                                                            SC DHEC

Town of Bluffton                                                 Town of Hilton Head

Lowcountry Institute                                            Carolina Clear

Coastal Conservation League                               Port Royal Sound Foundation

Clemson Extension’s Carolina Clear is now leading the collaborative stormwater education initiative with Beaufort County, Town of Hilton Head Island, Town of Bluffton,

Town of Port Royal and the City of Beaufort.  The county and these municipalities have pledged to educate all citizens about stormwater runoff and the problem it causes.

Watch for the new upcoming webpage to learn more about

what you can do to lessen the impact of water pollution due to the excess of stormwater runoff throughout Beaufort County. 

 

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