The Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (SMS4s) community partners in Pickens County are dedicated to the regional stormwater education concept. The members work together to better facilitate the development of a unified approach to education and outreach within the county.
To develop and implement a broad-based education program that informs citizens about the issues of stormwater management and explains the role they and the business community can play in solving these issues.
Maximize efficiency of stormwater education efforts using a countywide regional approach.
Help local SMS4s meet NPDES Phase II Stormwater Program permit requirements for stormwater education and involvement by providing educational resources and services such as public education, outreach and community involvement.
Develop a comprehensive stormwater education plan for the region that capitalizes on local training resources to meet the needs of local SMS4s.
Serve as a model for collaborative stormwater education.