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2014 Major Contributors


Clemson PSA: As a land-grant university, Clemson is part of a national system created by the U.S. Congress to improve the quality of life for citizens in every state through teaching, research and outreach. While faculty members teach Clemson students, the university’s statewide network of Public Service Activities (PSA) conducts research and outreach programs to improve the quality of life for citizens in South Carolina. Clemson PSA programs develop and deliver impartial science-based information in five areas that align with the national land-grant university system and touch the life for every South Carolinian. Those areas are: Agrisystems productivity and profitability, Economic and community development, Environmental conservation, Food safety and nutrition, and Youth development and families. More information is availble at

DOWNLOAD - Clemson University PSA Accountability Report for 2012-2013
(Annual report on services provided to the citizens of South Carolina.)

Duke Energy
is the largest electric power holding company in the United States with approximately $115 billion in total assets. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 7.2 million electric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. Its commercial power and international energy business segments own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a growing portfolio of renewable energy assets in the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Duke Energy is a Fortune 250 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol DUK. More information about the company is available at:

DOWNLOAD - Duke Energy 2013 Annual Report


Santee Cooper is South Carolina’s state-owned electric and water utility, and the state’s largest power producer. The ultimate source of electricity for 2 million South Carolinians, Santee Cooper is dedicated to being the state’s leading resource for improving the quality of life for the people of South Carolina. For more information, visit

LINK to Santee Cooper 2013 Annual Report


Charleston Water System is a public water and wastewater utility serving the Greater Charleston area. We provide clean drinking water to more than 400,000 people and wastewater collection and treatment services to over 180,000 people. Our services protect public health and the environment, and we are ISO 14001 certified for environmental management. Visit us online at

is a developer and manufacturer of sensors, instruments, software, and data collection platforms for environmental water quality monitoring and testing. Reaching beyond our products, we build relationships with our customers through our dedicated customer service, including technical applications and service support.

2014 supporters

Clemson University Strom Thurmond Institute
Coastal Carolina University's Waccamaw Watershed Academy
College of Charleston Environmental Studies Graduate Program
HDR Engineering Inc. of the Carolinas
SCDHEC - Bureau of Water
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium



2014 Contributor Levels



The conference goals are to:

Communicate new research methods and scientific knowledge
Educate scientists, engineers, and water professionals
Disseminate useful information to policy makers, water managers, industry stakeholders, citizen groups, and the general public
Each of the three previous conferences brought together over 300 registered attendees and featured over 120 presenters. The 2012 SCWRC received coverage from over two dozen regional media outlets, ‘Your Day’ radio program has aired nine conference interviews to date over the SC ETV radio network from. You can view and select links to listen to individual 2012 SCWRC interviews aired on Your Day radio program. The conference website received over 10,400 unique page views from January through December 2012. The 2008, 2010 and 2012 proceedings and program, along with other details, can be viewed here on the conference website.

Contributor contacts:

Gene W. Eidson, Ph.D.
(864) 710-0882

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch
(843) 437-9095

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  • 2012 Program Schedule
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