SC Association of Stormwater Managers Fourth Quarter Virtual Meeting

11/05/2020

Virtual Meeting

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  • Thursday, November 5

    10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
    Watershed-Based Plans Meet Source Water Protection: Leveraging Partnerships with Water Utility Providers
    Jason Thompson, Source Water Manager, Charleston Water System

    Stormwater programs should recognize the need for Source Water Protection plans and Watershed-based plans to work in tandem and ensure the best possible outcomes. Learn more from Charleston Water System about the connection between urbanization, stormwater, surface water quality and drinking water quality through a case study of Bushy Park. The session will also review applicable water quality trends, patterns and impacts, as well as Source Water Protection Plan and Watershed-based Plan Development, stakeholders, load modeling, planned best management practices and ongoing water quality monitoring.
     

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    319 Implementation and the SC Watershed Atlas: An Improving and Expanding Toolbox for Watershed Assessment
    Amanda Ley, Watershed Manager, SC Watershed Atlas Coordinator, Water Quality Division, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control
    Shea McCarthy, Nonpoint Source Coordinator, Water Quality Division, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

    Learn more about the 319 Nonpoint Source Management program, including what successful plans include and how they can supplement an MS4 program. Additionally, learn how to use the enhanced SC Watershed Atlas to identify areas that need improvement, and how this tool can be a vital part of improving water quality in your jurisdiction. 

    Note: The following sessions will both begin with a brief overview of the SC Adopt-A-Stream program before discussing region-specific information.You are welcome to attend both or only the one that pertains to your region.
      

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
    SC Adopt-A-Stream Tidal Saltwater Program (Coastal Region)
    Katie Callahan, Director, Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence
    Sierra Hylton, SC Adopt-a-Stream Coordinator and Savannah Watershed Manager, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

    Get updates and information on the coastal initiatives of the Adopt-A-Stream Tidal Saltwater program, including the upcoming saltwater monitoring program.
     

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    SC Adopt-A-Stream Freshwater Program (Midlands/Upstate Region)
    Katie Callahan, Director, Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence
    Sierra Hylton, SC Adopt-a-Stream Coordinator and Savannah Watershed Manager, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control

    Learn more about the stewardship, engagement and education opportunities in the midlands and upstate regions of the
    Adopt-A-Stream program.

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