Programs & Events

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Partners for Healthy Watersheds

Partners for Healthy Watersheds

Clean water means healthy communities and a healthy economy.  By making simple changes and  educating employees, businesses can greatly reduce the amount of pollution coming from their properties. Show that your business is doing it's part to make sure we have enough clean water for future generations by becoming a Partner for Healthy Watersheds.  Partners for Healthy Watersheds is a recognition program for businesses and organizations in Richland County.  Click HERE to register your business today!

Carolina Yards

Want to make your yard better for the environment and easier to care for? Turn your yard into a certified Carolina Yard! Carolina yards is a resource and recognition program for homeowners like you who care about the making the world a greener place. Participating is easy! Go to to learn more.

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School Programs

Interested in a presentation on stormwater pollution prevention for your organization?

We offer educational programs for children, adults, and technical audiences, including schools, scout troops, homeowners associations, garden clubs, and water quality interest groups.  There is no charge for programs.  If you are interested, please call Karen Jackson at 803-865-1216 ext. 116, or send an email to



Stormwater Educators - Tell us about your programs!

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You are invited to join Gills Creek Watershed Association and the Richland Countywide Stormwater Consortium for a FREE two-night backyard landscaping mini-series.  This series will be held May 8th and 15th from 6:30-8:00 PM at Bayview Baptist Church on Two Notch Rd.  Based on the Carolina Yards and Neighborhoods program, this presentation series will teach you how to make your lawn better for the environment while also saving yourself time and money.  Learn to work with nature instead of against it.  Topics include selecting the best plants for your yard, native gardening, erosion control, and rain gardens.   Please see the attached flyer for details.  Registration is not required.


Carolina Yards and Neighborhoods is a recognition program for homeowners who want their yards to be the best that they can be for South Carolina.  Learn how to earn credits and get your yard certified at this workshop, or by visiting