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Charles Privette, III

Associate Professor
Agricultural Sciences Department

Office: 247 McAdams Hall
Phone: 864-656-6247
Fax: 864-656-0338

Email: privett@clemson.edu
 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Civil Engineering
University of South Carolina 2005

M.S. Biosystems Engineering
Clemson University 1998

B.S. Agricultural Engineering
Clemson University 1997

 Courses Taught

Current:
AGM 2210: Land Surveying
AGM 4020/6020: Irrigation Design
AGM 4730: Creative Inquiry - Irrigation Research
Past:
AGM 472: Capstone Design
BE 475: Biosystems Capstone Design
BE 322: Hydrology and Sedimentology
BE 422: Advanced Hydrology
BE 222: Geomeasurements
CE 341: Introduction to Fluid Mechanics
LARCH 462: Landscape Architecture Design III

 Research Interests

Current research projects include: real-time monitoring of road construction on the Foothills Parkway for water quality assessment, modeling urban growth and its impacts on both water quantity and quality, developing BMPs for SCDOT on turbidity control, remote sensing of surface soil moisture using reflected satellite signals, and monitoring surface runoff from agricultural fields for nutrients and pesticides. Other areas of interest include BMP development for sediment and stormwater control, TMDLs, and low impact designs.

 Extension and Outreach

CSPR- Certified Stormwater Plan Reviewer
CEPSCI – Certified Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector

 Publications

Privette, C., Khalilian, A., Tores, O., Katsberg, S. 2011. Utilizing space-based GPS technology to determine hydrological properties of soils. Remote Sensing of Environment 115 pp 3582-3586.

Kunkel, E., Privette, C., Sawyer, C., Hayes, J. 2013. Attachment of Escherichia coli to fine sediment particles within construction sediment basins. Journal of Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology: Special Issue E.coli Theories and Perspective. Vol.4 No. 3A.

Huber, M., Willis, D., Privette, C., and J. Hayes. 2013 A private incentive based stormwater mitigation program to enhance stormwater management control beyond current minimum standards in residential subdivisions. Watershed Science Bulletin, August 2013.

Kunkel, E., Privette, C., Sawyer, C., Hayes, J. 2013. Transport and Fate of Escherichia coli in sediment layer and water column of basins on active construction sites. Transactions of the ASABE. Vol. 56(6).

Privette, C., Taylor, S., Hayes, J., Hallo, L., Nix, H. 2014. Costs Associated with Mitigating the Impacts on Water Quality of Future Development within the Reedy River Watershed Using Various BMPs. Journal of Ecological Engineering. Vol 71 (326-334).

Privette, C., Taylor, S., Hayes, J., Hallo, L., Nix, H. 2015. Forecasting the impacts of future development on water quantity and quality within the Reedy River Watershed. Journal of Land Use Policy. Vol 44 (1-9).
Privette, C., Khalilian, A, Bridges,W., Katzberg, S, Torres,O., Han, Y., Maja, J Qiao, X. 2016. Relationship of Soil Moisture and Reflected GPS Signal Strength. Journal of Advances in Remote Sensing. Vol. 5 No. 1.

X. Qiao, A. Khalilian, J. O. Payero, J. M. Maja, C. V. Privette, Y. J. Han. 2016. Evaluating Reflected GPS Signal as a Potential Tool for Cotton Irrigation Scheduling. Journal of Advances in Remote Sensing. Vol. 5 No. 3.

Privette, C., Smink, J. 2017. Assessing the Potential Impacts of WWTP Effluent Reductions within the Reedy River Watershed. Journal of Ecological Engineering. Vol 98 (11-16).

Hayes, J., Privette, C., Tempel, E. 2010. Enhancing Land Development Decision-Making to Reduce Water Quality Impacts. SC Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC. October 2010.

Willis, D., Huber, M., Hayes, J. Privette, C. 2010. Incentive Combatable Policies to Promote the Voluntary Use of Enhanced Stormwater BMPs in New Residential Developments. SC Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC. October 2010.

Lowdermilk, J. Privette, C. Templeton, S. 2010. Estimation of the Costs and Economic Analysis of the Use of Sediment Controls at Construction Sites. SC Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC. October 2010.

Privette, C.V., Taylor, S.W., Hayes, J.C. 2011. Forecasting Benefits for Implementation of LID Practices in Future Developments within the Reedy River Watershed. World Environmental and Water Resources Conference Proceedings. ASCE. Palm Springs, CA.

Hayes, J.C., Privette III, C.V., Sawyer, C.B., Price, J.W. 2011. Eroded Particle Size Distributions for Southeastern U.S. Soils. World Environmental and Water Resources Conference Proceedings. ASCE. Palm Springs, CA.

Berry, J., Sawyer, C., Privette, C., Hayes, J., Bridges, W. 2012. Passive Polymer Application for Turbidity Reduction. SC Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC. October 2012.

Resler, K., Sawyer, C., Hayes, J. Privette, C. 2012. Sediment Based Turbidity Analysis for Representative South Carolina Soils. SC Water Resources Conference, Columbia, SC. October 2012.

Sawyer, C., Pike, J., Hagan, D., Privette, C., Hallstrom, J., Eidson, G. 2104. Restoring Hunnicutt Creek: Perspectives and Preliminary Results from a University Campus Project. Submitted: SC Water Resources Conference, October 2014.

Qiao, X, Khalilian, A., Privette, C., Han, Y., Payero, J. 2014. Soil Moisture Mapping Utilizing Space-Based GPS Technology Developed by NASA. Submitted: SC Water Resources Conference, October 2014.

Privette III, C.V., Weeber, B. L. Nutrient and Metal Removal Efficiency of an Anaerobically Enhanced Bioretention Cell. 2008 ASAE Annual International Meeting. ASAE #084209. July, 2008.

Bellamy, C., Khalilian, A., Farahani, H., Privette, C., Henderson, W. Sensor Based Soil Water and Crop Monitoring in Cottom Production. 2009 Beltwide Cotton Conference, San Antonio, Texas. January 2009.

Hayes, J., Privette, III, C., Tempel, E., Willis, D., Huber, M. Low Impact Development Decision-Making to Evaluate Impacts of BMP Selection. Proceedings of 21st Century Watershed Technology Conference, Earth University, Costa Rica, ASABE, St. Joseph, MI. February 2010.

Bellamy, C., Khalilian, A., Farahani, H., Privette, C. Sensors for Effective Irrigation Scheduling and Improved Water use Efficiency of Cotton Cultivars. XVII World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering, Quebec City, Canada, June 2010.

Privette, C., Khalilian, A., Torres, O., Katzberg, S. Utilizing Space-Based GPS Technology to Determine Hydrological Properties of Soils for Watershed Management. 2010 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #1009187. June, 2010.

Lowdermilk, J. Templeton, S. Privette, C., Hayes, J. An Economic Analysis of Sediment Control at Construction Sites: The Case of Greenville County, South Carolina. Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s 2011 AAEA & NAREA Joint Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 24-26, 2011.

Tempel, E., Privette III, C., Sawyer, C., Hayes, J. 2011. Survival, Behavior, and Fate of Indicator Bacteria in Sediment Basins. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. ASABE # 11011. Anchorage, AK.

Resler, K., Sawyer, C., Privette, C., Hayes, J. 2011. Accuracy and Precision of Portable Turbidity Meters. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. ASABE #11014. Anchorage, AK.

Privette, C., Hayes, J., Taylor, S. 2012. Predicting Water Quantity and Quality Based on Estimated Development Within the Reedy River Watershed, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #121338039. July, 2012.

Boatwright, J., Kirk, K. Privette, C., Sawyer, C. 2013. Siphon System Retrofits Guide, 2013 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #131620446. July, 2013.

Qiao, X., A. Khalilian, J. O. Payero, Y. J. Han, C. Privette, 2014. Optimum Sensor Location for Irrigation Scheduling of Cotton in a Field with Variable Soil; ASABE: 14- 1896615.

Linvill, D., Privette, C. Managing Lake Hartwell through Modeling of Lake Water Surface Elevations. 2014 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #141908128. July, 2014.

Qiao X., A. Khalilian, J. Payero, C. Privette, Y. Han. 2014. Developing an effective sensor-based irrigation scheduling technique for cotton production in coastal plain soils. 2014 Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, pp. 457-462, National Cotton Council of America, Memphis, TN.

Burkey, J., Privette, C., Sawyer, C., Hayes, J. 2015. Longevity of Polyacrylamide for Turbidity Reduction of Simulated Stormwater Runoff. 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #152181705. July, 2015.
Qiao, X., Khalilian, A., Payero, J., Maja, J., Privette, C., Han, Y. 2016. Utilizing Space-based Technology for Cotton irrigation Scheduling. 13th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. International Society of Precision Agriculture. July 2016.

Privette, C., Sawyer, C., David, D. 2016. Linear sediment control BMPs effect on stormwater runoff turbidity from highway construction. 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE #162458164. July, 2016.