Clemson Public Service and Agriculture 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 and Agriculture (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. www.clemson.edu/public
Duke Energy Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million customers. Our commercial business owns and operates diverse power generation assets in North America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets. Visit us online at www.duke-energy.com or find us on Twitter (@DukeEnergy), Facebook (www.facebook.com/duke.energy), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/DukeEnergyMediaCtr).
RES As the largest, most experienced ecological offset provider in the United States, we’re committed to making the world a better place to live. We work tirelessly to affect the balance between economic development and the environment by offsetting unavoidable project impacts and conserving our planet’s finite resources. So far, we’ve helped by restoring more than 40,000 acres of wetlands, streams, and habitats and planting over 10 million trees. And that’s just the beginning. Visit us online at https://res.us/ or find RES on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RESUSA1).
Charleston Water System Charleston Water System is a public water and wastewater utility serving the Greater Charleston area. Our water and wastewater services protect public health and the environment, provide fire protection, and support our economy. Visit us online at www.charlestonwater.com or find us on Twitter (@ChasWaterSystem), Facebook (www.facebook.com/charlestonwater), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/charlestonwater).
Anderson Regional Joint Water System is a partnership of rural and municipal water districts devoted to providing a high-quality, clean, safe, reliable, economical flow of treated water to its wholesale customers in Anderson and Pickens counties. The Joint Water System, Lake Hartwell Water Treatment Plant is supplied by surface water from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 55,000 acre Lake Hartwell Reservoir, which lies along the border of Upstate South Carolina and Georgia. The Joint Water System is governed by a 14 member Board of Commissioners. Each member of the Board represents a water district or municipality that purchases its water from the Joint Water System. Currently, there are fifteen (15) member agencies in Anderson and Pickens Counties. Visit us online at www.arjwater.com or find us on Twitter (@ARJWater) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/arjwater).
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources' (SCDNR) stated purpose is to serve as the principal advocate for and steward of South Carolina's natural resources. The agency as organized on July 1, 1994 under the S.C. Restructuring Act is composed of the former Wildlife and Marine Resources Department, Water Resources Commission (non-regulatory programs), Land Resources Commission (non-regulatory programs), State Geological Survey (State Geologist), and S.C. Migratory Waterfowl Committee. These have been combined into the present division structure. The SCDNR is governed by the seven-member S.C. Natural Resources Board, with one member representing each of the state's six Congressional Districts and one at large. www.dnr.sc.gov
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) is the state regulatory agency charged with promoting and protecting the state's public health and its land, air, coastal resources and water quality as authorized by federal and state law.The agency has approximately 3,500 employees serving across the state whose work makes a difference in the lives of South Carolinians every day. The agency provides a wide range of resources and services that support a vision of healthy people living in healthy communities. DHEC 's operations are overseen by the South Carolina Board of Health and Environmental Control which is appointed by the Governor. www.scdhec.gov
YSI is part of Xylem Analytics and a leading provider of water measurement solutions. Xylem Analytics’ global brands have been leaders in the water and laboratory instrumentation market for decades, and are relied upon every day across more than 150 countries. YSI's environmental products provide high quality, high resolution data to better understand and manage our water resources. They are used for wastewater process control, climate change and drought studies, flood monitoring and warning, stormwater runoff monitoring, groundwater quantification and contamination, aquaculture production and source water safety. In addition to standard products, YSI's custom integrated systems help customers obtain critical data in most any application. www.ysi.com
SynTerra Corporation Synterra is made up of two parts, synergy and terra. Synergy represents what happens when we work with clients - the combined effect is greater than the sum of its parts. Terra represents the earth and the obligation we have to be stewards of a healthy environment. www.synterracorp.com
South Carolina Department of Agriculture The mission of the South Carolina Department of Agriculture is to promote and nurture the growth and development of South Carolina's agriculture industry and its related businesses while assuring the safety and security of the buying public. Our shared vision is for the state’s economy to grow and prosper providing everyone, producers and consumers, opportunities to enjoy the fruits of agriculture. www.agriculture.sc.gov
South Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association The South Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association (SCAWWA) is affiliated with the American Water Works Association (AWWA), headquartered in Denver, Colorado. www.scwaters.org
Water Environment Association of South Carolina WEASC is a member association of WEF, a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. www.scwaters.org
Greenville Water What began as a small water system purchased by the City of Greenville more than 80 years ago has grown into a robust system meeting the drinking water needs of more than 350,000 South Carolinians. As in the past, the system has been structured to anticipate growing demand for both residential and commercial customers for the next century in Greater Greenville area. https://www.greenvillewater.com/
College of Charleston Graduate Program in Environmental Studies Located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. Its beautiful and historic campus, combined with contemporary facilities, cutting-edge programs and accessible faculty attracts students from across the U.S. and around the world. Over 10,000 undergraduates and approximately 1,000 graduate students at the College enjoy a small-college feel blended with the advantages and diversity of a mid-sized, urban university. They work closely with a committed faculty, made up of more than 500 distinguished teacher-scholars. And the city of Charleston – world-renowned for its history, architecture, culture and coastal environment – serves as a living and learning laboratory for experiences in business, science, technology, teaching, the humanities, languages and the arts. http://www.cofc.edu/academics/graduate-degree-progs/graduatedegreeslist/envstudies-ms.php
Mount Pleasant Waterworks MPW serves a population of over 85,000 people in the Town of Mount Pleasant and other areas East of the Cooper River in Charleston County. The MPW mission is to provide our customers with water and wastewater services of exceptional quality and value, while protecting public health and the environment. https://www.mountpleasantwaterworks.com/
2018 Supporter Contributors
- Barron Algae
- CDM Smith
- Coastal Carolina University's Waccamaw Watershed Academy
- McCormick Taylor
- SC Farm Bureau
- SC Sea Grant Consortium
- Spartanburg Water
- Startex-Jackson-Wellford-Duncan Water District (SJWD)
- University of South Carolina