The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Environmental Affairs area publishes a variety of documents on air and water quality, environmental health services, land and waste management, and environmental regulation.

Recent Submissions

  • Watershed plan for sediment in the South Saluda River 

    Save Our Saluda (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-24)
    The purpose of a watershed-based plan (WBP) is to identify and assess specific causes and sources of water quality impairments in a given watershed and develop a strategy to address impairments. The ultimate goal of this ...
  • State of the dams : investment in the protection of South Carolina's people, natural resources, and infrastructure through dam safety 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-20)
    This report looks at the status of dam safety in South Carolina. It also provides a thorough understanding of the Dam Safety Program.
  • Environmental response 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Bureau of Environmental Health Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-05)
    This brochure explains what the Bureau of Environmental Health Services can do in case of a nuclear, oil or chemical accident. It also has directory information for offices throughout the state.
  • South Carolina dam safety news 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Dam Safety Program (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-26)
    This periodical published by DHEC's Dam Safety Program shares the work that the agency is doing across the state when it comes to dam safety.
  • South Carolina Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund program status report Fiscal Year 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-12)
    The S.C. Drycleaning Facility Restoration Trust Fund Program Status Report is provided to the S.C. General Assembly. This report contains a summary of the activities for the fiscal year; program funding sources; funding ...
  • Chem-Nuclear Site annual update 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-27)
    Since 2007 the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has published the Chem-Nuclear Site annual update discussing the environmental aspects of the site.
  • South Carolina source water protection grant 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-22)
    Watershed-based plans identify pollutants in a watershed, determine the source of pollutants, and describe what needs to be done to address each source. Once a watershed-based plan is in place, it becomes the guidance ...
  • S.C. hazardous waste management regulations update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12-21)
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes in the Federal Register periodic updates to the Federal Hazardous Waste regulations. If the updated regulations are considered by the EPA to be more stringent than existing ...
  • State of South Carolina annual ambient air monitoring network plan July 1, 2020 - December 31, 2021 

    South Carolina Bureau of Air Quality (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-30)
    The Department or its predecessors have operated an air quality monitoring network in South Carolina since 1959. During that time, the network has continually evolved to meet the requirements and needs of the Department’s ...
  • S.C. hazardous waste management regulations update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-23)
    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes in the Federal Register periodic updates to the Federal Hazardous Waste regulations. If the updated regulations are considered by the EPA to be more stringent than existing ...
  • Mosquito prevention tips for your farm 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-04)
    This shows how to protect your farm from mosquitoes, including how to protect animals and getting rid of areas that hold water.
  • FFY 2020 South Carolina State Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Grant Program request for proposals 

    South Carolina Bureau of Air Quality (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-01)
    This Request for Proposals (RFP) outlines the process of applying for funding to implement diesel emissions reduction projects in South Carolina. This package contains information on the background of the program, as well ...
  • Chem-Nuclear Site annual update 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-16)
    Since 2007 the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has published the Chem-Nuclear Site annual update discussing the environmental aspects of the site.
  • CBG is the place for you & me 

    Mitchell, Kaity; South Carolina Division of Children’s Health (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-06)
    This tells the story of a little girl who can't go to Camp Burnt Gin because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Onsite wastewater 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Bureau of Environmental Health Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05)
    The onsite wastewater program is responsible for providing regulatory oversight of onsite wastewater systems as well as the licensing of onsite wastewater contractors.
  • Annual report Fiscal Year 2019 

    South Carolina Hazardous Waste Contingency Fund; south Carolina. Bureau of Land and Waste Management (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-30)
    Every year the South Carolina Hazardous Waste Contingency Fund presents its annual report covering such things as accomplishments, history and status, obligations of future sites and state superfund program's community ...
  • Onsite wastewater program careers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-17)
    This brochure tells what does an environmental health manager at DHEC does as well as how to find out more information concerning employment at DHEC.
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-27)
    This paper answers these questions: what are per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ; how can I be exposed to PFAS ; are PFAS harmful ; what is a Lifetime Health Advisory ; how do PFAS get into drinking water ; how can I ...
  • Cane Creek and Little Cane Creek Watershed management plan to address e. coli impairment, Oconee County, SC 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water; Callahan, Katie; Zurqani, Hamdi; Clemson University. Center for Watershed Excellence (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-29)
    This Watershed Management Plan intends to address the seemingly consistent water use impairments of bacteria loading to the Cane and Little Cane Creek Watershed. This watershed is the largest and most urban of the drainage ...
  • Pee Dee capacity use area : 2020 groundwater evaluation report 

    Foxworth, Lance; Hughes, Andrea L. H.; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02)
    This explains the groundwater management plan for the Pee Dee Region and provides an evaluation of current groundwater use and recommendations for its management going forward.

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