Hydrology News

Recent activities and reports of the Hydrology Section.

Next State Water Planning Process Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for Oct 1st, 2020

September 11, 2020
The next State Water Planning Process Advisory Committee Meeting has been scheduled for October 1st, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

Next Edisto River Basin Council Meeting Scheduled for September 30th, 2020

September 11, 2020
The next Edisto River Basin Council meeting has been scheduled for September 30th, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

Next Edisto River Basin Council Meeting Scheduled for September 9th, 2020

August 21, 2020
The next Edisto River Basin Council meeting has been scheduled for September 9th, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00 AM (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

3rd Edisto River Basin Council Meeting Scheduled for August 19th, 2020

July 30, 2020
The 3rd Edisto River Basin Council meeting has been scheduled for August 19th, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

2nd Edisto River Basin Council Meeting Scheduled for July 15th, 2020

July 15, 2020
The 2nd Edisto River Basin Council meeting has been scheduled for July 15th, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

First Edisto River Basin Council Meeting Scheduled for June 17th, 2020

June 1, 2020
The first Edisto River Basin Council meeting has been scheduled for June 17th, 2020 (agenda). Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will take place via a virtual format (Zoom meeting). For meeting access information, please contact Scott Harder (harders@dnr.sc.gov).

SCDNR Appoints Edisto River Basin Council

May 1, 2020
SCDNR has appointed 23 members to the Edisto River Basin Council. The Council is represented by a diverse group of stakeholders and is responsible for developing the Edisto River Basin Plan under the guidance of the South Carolina State Water Planning Framework.

SCDNR Releases Groundwater Data Viewer

May 1, 2020
The SCDNR Groundwater Program is pleased to announce the release of a portal for viewing and downloading groundwater-level data. The Groundwater Program maintains a network of approximately 180 wells routinely monitored for drought assessment, long-term water-level trends, and water availability assessments. More information about the network can be found on the SCDNR Groundwater Program website.

SCDNR Extends Edisto River Basin Council Membership Application Deadline

January 2, 2020
SCDNR has extended the deadline for submitting an Edisto River Basin Council Membership Application from January 2nd, 2020 to January 8th, 2020.

SCDNR Now Accepting Applications for the Edisto River Basin Council

November 18, 2019
SCDNR is now accepting applications for the Edisto River Basin Council. Applications are due January 2nd, 2020.

South Carolina State Water Planning Framework Released

October 31, 2019
SCDNR is pleased to announce the release of the South Carolina State Water Planning Framework. The Planning Framework will guide the State and River Basin Planning Process for years to come.

Water Demand Methodologies Report Released

October 31, 2019
SCDNR is pleased to announce the release of the final report on water demand methodologies. This report, entitled Projection Methods for Off-stream Water Demand in South Carolina, describes the methods that will be used to estimate future water demand in the State. These methodologies will first be applied in the Edisto basin in preparation for river basin planning activities in 2020. See the final report here.

Public Meetings Scheduled for November 18th and 21st for Edisto River Basin Planning

October 19, 2019
Two public meetings are scheduled for November 18th and 21st to kick-off Edisto River basin planning activities. Information on the meetings. An agenda for the November 18th meeting.

Twelve New Monitoring Wells Drilled Across the Coastal Plain

September 27, 2019
Funded by the USGS National Ground-Water Monitoring Network Program, twelve new monitoring wells were drilled in locations across the South Carolina Coastal Plain Province where groundwater level data were lacking. See the final report here.

Funding Received to Support the Streamflow Monitoring Network

September 1st, 2019
SCDNR receives additional State funding to support the State’s streamflow monitoring network. More information on the new streamflow gages.

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