2012 Major Contributors
The Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI) is an interdisciplinary model established to drive economic growth in the natural, built and socioeconomic restoration economy by developing and fostering restoration industries and environmental sustainable technologies in South Carolina. The Institute is attracting world-renowned faculty, students and staff dedicated to creating a knowledge-based, export-oriented industry cluster that will partner with other institutions and the private sector to position South Carolina as the premier home of restoration knowledge and expertise. www.clemson.edu/restoration
Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States with more than $100 billion in total assets. Its regulated utility operations serve approximately 7.1 million electric customers located in six states in the Southeast and Midwest. Its commercial power and international 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: www.duke-energy.com.
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 www.santeecooper.com.
Charleston Water System is a public water and wastewater utility governed by a Board of Commissioners. We provide water and wastewater service to the City of Charleston, including West Ashley, Daniel Island, and James Island. Our Mission is to protect public health and enhance the environment of our service community by providing clean water services of exceptional quality and value. www.charlestonwatersystem.com
Greenville Water provides service to nearly 500,000 residents of the Upstate region of South Carolina. Recognizing that water service is critical to the health and well-being of its customers and for the growth and economic vitality of the community, Greenville Water ensures the reliable delivery of high-quality water through careful stewardship of its resources. Greenville Water is committed to providing exceptional service and utilizing safe and effective methods for providing water, while adhering to and surpassing health and safety standards. Governed by an elected Commission of Public Works, Greenville Water is the state’s largest water utility. www.greenvillewater.com
The SC Energy Office, through the Plan for State Energy Policy, provides a broad range of resources designed to help citizens, businesses, and public entities save energy - and money - through greater efficiency, better information and enhanced environmental quality. Since 1995, the South Carolina Energy Office has helped save individuals and organizations over $550 million through public and private energy-saving measures and new energy technologies. Services and programs include: technical assistance and audits; workshops; financial assistance; free public awareness and informational materials; and project grants, loans and rebates. www.energy.sc.gov
YSI 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. www.ysi.com
Each of the three previous conferences brought together over 300 registered attendees and featured over 120 presenters. Five contributors from 2012 have already pledged their support for the 2014 SCWRC.
The conference goals are to:
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.
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