Heather Nix

Upstate District Water Resource Agent
Water Resources Program Team, Abbeville County Cooperative Extension Office, Anderson County Cooperative Extension Office, Cherokee County Cooperative Extension Office, Greenville County Cooperative Extension Office, Greenwood County Cooperative Extension Office, Laurens County Cooperative Extension Office, McCormick County Cooperative Extension Office, Pickens County Cooperative Extension Office, Spartanburg County Cooperative Extension Office, Union County Cooperative Extension Office

Office: Greenville
Phone: 864-365-0630
Email: nix4@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

BS Biology
Winthrop University

 Profile

Heather received a BS in Biology from Winthrop University and has focused much of her career on water resources. Prior to joining Clemson, Heather worked for Greenville Water, helping launch efforts to protect Lake Keowee, which provides drinking water to over 250,000 people. Prior to that, Heather was the Clean Water Director at Upstate Forever and led both policy and on-the-ground efforts on source water protection, connecting people to our local rivers, improving stream/wetland mitigation across the Upstate, and creating market-based solutions to incentivize reduced impacts from stormwater runoff. Additional previous roles include environmental consulting, fisheries resource management, and quality control of food and chemical products.

 Publications

Forecasting the Impacts of Future Development within the Reedy River Watershed on Water Quantity and Quality. C.V. Privette, S.W. Taylor, J.C. Hayes, L.S. Hallo, H.B. Nix. Land Use Policy – Science Digest (2014)

Costs Associated with Mitigating the Impacts on Water Quality of Future Development within the Reedy River Watershed Using Various Best Management Practices. C.V. Privette, S.W. Taylor, J.C. Hayes, L.S. Hallo, H.B. Nix. Ecological Engineering (2014)