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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
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. www.arjwater.com
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.
SynTerra Corporation (summary coming soon)