With the understanding that collaboration is essential, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents will begin visiting agricultural operations across the state this week to understand their water usage. The South Carolina Agricultural Water Use and Irrigation Survey will collect scientific data that will be used to aid state agencies, legislators, policymakers and others in making informed management decisions about water resources.
Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will have its first stormwater pond management conference in the Midlands area in March (2018).
Clemson University scientists researching ways to reduce water pollution and protect a rare species of fish landed grants from the South Carolina Water Resources Center.
COLUMBIA – A group of South Carolina homeowners and business owners now know the value of using Best Management Practices to manage stormwater runoff while maintaining water quality at the same time. The group learned this information after attending a Floating Wetland Launch and BMP tour at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center. Karen […]
For the second year in a row, seven Clemson researchers received CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation. They will tackle issues from creating realistic hand and finger movements for virtual reality to redesigning the way clinical trials are carried out.
Nearly 100 people attended the “Back to the Future of Drought” summit Friday at the Madren Conference Center to discuss protecting the state's water resources. The summit was the first in an annual series that builds on the success of the biennial South Carolina Water Resources Conference organized by Clemson University.
Clemson University administrators told a state House Ways and Means subcommittee that it wants to expand its water research capability so state agencies and municipalities have the information they need to make sound water-policy decisions.
South Carolina needs reliable information on water availability, use and quality to enact measures to protect the key environmental resource, legislators told attendees of the S.C. Water Resources Conference Thursday.
Presenters at the South Carolina Water Resources Conference Thursday called for governments to use new technology to create flood maps that would include data showing land and properties at risk of being flooded from dam failures.
State and federal officials met Wednesday at the S.C. Water Resource Conference organized by Clemson University to discuss lessons learned from last year’s flood and steps needed to protect the state’s valuable water resources in the future. South Carolina legislators will discuss the state’s preparedness and response to significant weather events as the conference continues in Columbia Thursday. The discussion will be broadcast live online.
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.
A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an onsite visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to discuss potential tactics to improve and maintain the water quality of the outdoor facility’s manmade whitewater river.