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Water Quality Information

Reference Map of the Savannah-Salkahatcie River Basin


General Information


Basin Description

The Salkehatchie Coastal Frontage Basin encompasses 1 watershed and 73 square miles that flow through the Coastal Zone region of Beaufort County. Of the 46,410 acres, 47.2% is nonforested wetland (marsh), 38.4% is forested land, 26.6% is water, 6.2% is agricultural land, 3.4% is forested wetland (swamp), 2.5% is urban land, and 1.6% is barren land. There are approximately 7,682.7 estuarine acres in this basin.
The Salkehatchie Coastal Frontage Basin consists of the Harbor River and a series of inlets that drain directly into the Atlantic Ocean. These inlets include Trenchards Inlet, Pritchards Inlet, Skull Inlet, and Fripp Inlet.

Water Quality Information

Coastal Frontage Hydrologic Unit Code Text adobe pdf icon Maps adobe pdf icon
Factors Assessed in Watershed Evaluations,
Watershed Stewardship Programs, and
Protection and Restoration Strategies
Watershed Unit Index Map     X
Water Quality Assessment Summary   X  
Trenchards Inlet / Frip Inlet / Harbor River 03050210-
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