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

  • Turning the tide : a citizen's guide to protecting our water resources from runoff pollution 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water. Outreach Program (South Carolina State Library, 2009-06)
    This handbook is a guide to the major causes of plooution, and what individuals, families and community groups can do to turn the tide against runoff pollution.
  • Turning the tide : a citizen's guide to reducing nonpoint source pollution 

    Harborwatch, Inc.; South Carolina Bureau of Water Pollution Control. Nonpoint Source Program (South Carolina State Library, 1996)
    This handbook is a guide to the major causes of the problem, and what individuals, families and community groups can do to turn the tide against runoff pollution.
  • 2021 Beach Monitoring Program sampling and advisory data 

    Lachenmyer, Lindsey; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2022-03)
    The goal of South Carolina’s Beach Monitoring Program is to allow the public to make informed decisions concerning recreating in waters presenting a potential for adverse health effects. To carry out this goal, the South ...
  • Aquatic Science Programs 2021 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-03)
    This summarizes the work that the Aquatic Science Programs staff has completed throughout the year.
  • State of South Carolina monitoring strategy for calendar year 2022 

    Wilson, Kay; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2022-01)
    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 ...
  • Office of Rural Water 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-02)
    The Office of Rural Water (ORW) engages in activities to promote the success of small rural water systems in underserved challenged communities. ORW assists with technical, managerial and financial consultation issues ...
  • Federal FY 2021 DWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2022 final 

    Unknown author (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-26)
    This Intended Use Plan (IUP), required under the SDWA, describes how South Carolina proposes to use available SRF funds for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022 (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022) including federal funds allocated ...
  • Federal FY 2021 CWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2022 final 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-06)
    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 ...
  • Drinking Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2022 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-01)
    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 ...
  • Clean Water State Revolving Fund major financial policies FY 2022 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water; South Carolina State Revolving Fund (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-01)
    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 ...
  • South Carolina water use report 2020 summary 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-11)
    The purpose of the annual South Carolina Water Use Report is to summarily present reported water use in South Carolina, broken down by county and use category. The Department maintains and continually updates the water use ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of CWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-17)
    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 ...
  • State of South Carolina monitoring strategy for calendar year 2021 

    Chestnut, David; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...

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