The Bureau of Water at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control publishes a variety of documents on the health of water in the state, including the annual safe drinking water report, technical reports, and a newsletter on recreational waters.

Recent Submissions

  • A review of lead in surface waters 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-11)
    This report documents the studies, ensuing data and technical process that the Department of Health and Environmental Control followed to reach the decision to propose the 2018 lead listings and to evaluate the WOCs and ...
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2021 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-02)
    This gives loan requirement information for water quality projects designated according to the DHEC Priority List procedures. It includes information on eligibility, interest rates, loan terms, loan fees, security provisions ...
  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2021 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water; South Carolina State Revolving Fund (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-02)
    This gives loan requirement information for water quality projects designated according to the DHEC Priority List procedures. It includes information on eligibility, interest rates, loan terms, loan fees, security provisions ...
  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2021 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water; South Carolina State Revolving Fund (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-01)
    This gives loan requirement information for water quality projects designated according to the DHEC Priority List procedures. It includes information on eligibility, interest rates, loan terms, loan fees, security provisions ...
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2021 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-01)
    This gives loan requirement information for water quality projects designated according to the DHEC Priority List procedures. It includes information on eligibility, interest rates, loan terms, loan fees, security provisions ...
  • Federal FY 2020 CWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2021 final 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-08)
    In 1987, Congress amended the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) authorizing the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), a low interest loan program, to assist public entities with the financing of publicly owned treatment ...
  • Federal FY 2020 DWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2021 final 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-08)
    This Intended Use Plan, required under the SDWA, describes how South Carolina proposes to use available SRF funds for State Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021) including federal funds allocated to South ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of DWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-31)
    The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires that the State develop a comprehensive priority list of potential infrastructure projects to be funded from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. This is a ...
  • State of South Carolina monitoring strategy for calendar year 2020 

    Chestnut, David; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
    This monitoring strategy establishes the overall goals and objectives for those key elements of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control water quality monitoring program to achieve the goals of the ...
  • Strategy to assess the impact of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances on drinking water in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-30)
    The purpose of this strategy is to guide the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's efforts to evaluate the impact of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances on the state's drinking water. This document ...
  • Status of the available safe yield across South Carolina's watersheds 

    Monroe, Leigh Anne R.; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
    DHEC is charged with permitting surface water withdrawals from watersheds. This document shows the total count of intake type by basin. Each basin is broken down by categories. There are also maps of each basin showing ...
  • Total maximum daily load document Sandy Run and Dean Swamp Stations E-115 and E-030 hydrologic unit codes 030502050201 and 030502050202 Escherichia coli bacteria pathogen indicator 

    Waldner, Susan; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The federal Clean Water Act (CWA) directs each state to review the quality of its waters every two years to determine if water quality standards are being met. A Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is a written plan and ...
  • Nonpoint source management plan 2020-2024 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water. Watersheds and 319 Section; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-08-09)
    The 2020-2024 South Carolina Nonpoint Source Management Plan describes the State’s Nonpoint Source Management Program, which is focused on protecting high quality waters from nonpoint source threats and restoring waters ...
  • Lower Savannah River Watershed protection plan 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Water Quality Division; Lowcountry Council of Governments; Geoscience Consultants (Firm) (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    The study area includes portions of Jasper and Hampton counties in South Carolina and Effingham County in Georgia that drain into the Savannah River. The purpose of this plan is to evaluate current water quality conditions ...
  • State of South Carolina monitoring strategy for calendar year 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Water; Chestnut, David (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    This monitoring strategy establishes the overall goals and objectives for those key elements of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control water quality monitoring program to achieve the goals of the ...
  • Annual state public water system report – calendar year 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    Each quarter, primacy agencies submit data to the Safe Drinking Water Information System, an automated database maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency. The data submitted include, but are not limited to, PWS ...
  • Federal FY 2019 CWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2020 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    This Intended Use Plan, required under the CWA, describes how South Carolina intends to use available SRF funds for State Fiscal Year 2020 including federal funds allocated to South Carolina from the Consolidated Appropriations ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of DWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires that the State develop a comprehensive priority list of potential infrastructure projects to be funded from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. This is a ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of CWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    The Clean Water Act requires that states develop a list of potential projects to be funded from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and rank them in priority order. The balance of this document is South Carolina’s ...
  • Newsplash 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This newsletter gives information about swimming pool safety, DHEC swimming pool contact information, pool regulations and FAQs about swimming pools.

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