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Santee River Basin


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Water Quality Information

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Ashley Cooper Lower Santee Click on the Santee River Basin map to find information on the Lower Santee or Ashley Cooper River Basin
Frequently Asked Questions


The Santee River Basin incorporates 26 watersheds and some 2.9 million acres within the State of South Carolina. Within the Department's Santee River Basin are the Santee River Basin and the Ashley River/ Cooper River Basin. The Santee River Basin extends across the Upper and Lower Coastal Plain regions and into the Coastal Zone region. There are approximately 1,406 stream miles, 154,853 acres of lake waters, and 18,335 acres of estuarine areas in the basin.

Watershed Water
Quality Assessment (WWQA) 


WWQA document describes a wealth of information about the basins, including: water chemistry information, biological monitoring information, physical characteristics, natural resources, growth potential, potential nonpoint source contributions, and point source discharges. This information is presented through text and maps in these documents.  Download the Complete Basin Publication adobe pdf icon here.

Archived Watershed Water Quality Assessments (1994, 1999)

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