Salkehatchie River Basin
~ Salkehatchie River ~
The Department’s Salkehatchie River Basin is subdivided into 18 watersheds or hydrologic units within South Carolina, which include the Salkehatchie River Basin, the Coosaw River/Ashepoo River/St. Helena Sound Basin, the Broad River/Beaufort River/Port Royal Sound Basin, and the Salkehatchie Coastal Frontage Basin. The Salkehatchie River Basin is subdivided into 6 watersheds and includes the Salkehatchie River, Whippy Swamp, Lemon Creek, and the Little Salkehatchie River. The Coosaw River/Ashepoo River/St. Helena Sound Basin is subdivided into 5 watersheds and includes the Combahee River, Great Swamp, Horseshoe Creek, Ashepoo River, Coosaw River, and St. Helena Sound. The Broad River/Beaufort River/Port Royal Sound Basin is subdivided into 6 watersheds and includes Black Creek, the Coosawhatchie River, Cypress Creek, the Beaufort River, the Broad River, and Port Royal Sound. The Salkehatchie Coastal Frontage Basin is contained in a watershed and includes Trenchards Inlet, Fripp Inlet, and the Harbor River.
For basin descriptions, facts, figures, and detailed maps download the complete Salkehatchie Watershed Water Quality Assessment document or click on a specific watershed below. To learn more about the factors included in the Salkehatchie Watershed document, download the Factors Assessed in Watershed Evaluations.
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