A new bacterial DNA testing method offered by Clemson University can help municipalities and stormwater managers more easily pinpoint the source of fecal bacteria detected in lakes, rivers, streams, ponds and other surface water.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence are partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is expanding resources to promote proper stormwater pond management.
In their ongoing effort to encourage the implementation of more green infrastructure into Upstate stormwater programs, Clemson University and its collaborators hosted a recent seminar that focused on the most effective ways for local communities to finance these environmentally beneficial projects.
Water scientists and federal and state policymakers will meet Oct. 12-13 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to share and discuss new information crucial to developing sustainable strategies for protecting and providing water resources for South Carolina’s growing economy and population.
The Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence, Clemson Online and the Cooperative Extension Service have opened registration for the fall Master Pond Manager course beginning Sept. 21. The course provides pond owners and managers with information and hands-on practice to improve recreational and stormwater pond function, while ensuring appropriate management practices are in place to protect downstream waterways.
Daniel High students in Clemson's WOW program presented posters at the Watt Family Innovation Center that displayed their research examining the water quality of Indian Creek.
Clemson Extension and partners have scheduled the first of several stakeholder meetings for the “Twelve Mile, Eighteen Mile and Golden Creek Watershed Plan,” which is being devised to clean up bacteria pollution in three major Upstate watercourses.
Clemson Extension has joined forces with a dozen partners to devise a plan to clean up the pollutants plaguing the Twelve Mile, Eighteen Mile and Golden Creek watersheds, which comprise more than 53,000 acres in the Piedmont area of South Carolina.
When rains came, Noah had one approach. Cal Sawyer has another. A water-management expert at Clemson University, Sawyer studies and teaches how to plan and build ways for water to go with the flow.
The Clemson University Extension Service’s pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council’s 2014 Education and Public Service Award.
It was more than a drop in the bucket when a Clemson Extension program lent a hand to sell a deluge of rain barrels. The barrels, which collect runoff from rooftops, help stormwater pollution in urban areas and conserve municipal water used for landscape irrigation.
A new director has been named for the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence. The center works with South Carolina communities and the public to develop science-based, cost-effective solutions to watershed issues and to provide watershed planning and support.
Federal and state environmental officials renewed an agreement with Clemson University’s Center of Excellence for Watershed Management for another five years, recognizing its work to help protect and improve water quality in South Carolina