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Recent activities and reports of the Hydrology Section.

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SCDNR Extends Edisto River Basin Council Membership Application Deadline

Tags: Water Planning, Edisto Planning News
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
Tags: Water Planning, Edisto River Basin
SCDNR is now accepting applications for the Edisto River Basin Council. Application forms and instructions. Applications are due January 2nd, 2020.

South Carolina State Water Planning Framework Released

October 31, 2019
Tags: Water Planning
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
Tags: Water Planning
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
Tags: Water Planning, Edisto River Basin
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
Tags: Groundwater
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
Tags: Surface Water
SCDNR receives additional State funding to support the State’s streamflow monitoring network. More information on the new streamflow gages.

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