Water Quality Information
Frequently Asked Questions
Savannah River Basin incorporates 35 watersheds and some 2.9 million acres
within the State of South Carolina (portions of the basin reside in North
Carolina and Georgia). Within the Department's Savannah River Basin are
the TugalooRiver/Seneca River
the Upper Savannah River
Basin, and the Lower
Basin. The Savannah River Basin extends across the Blue
Ridge, Piedmont, Sandhills, Upper Coastal Plain, Lower Coastal Plain, and
Coastal Zone regions. There are approximately 4,857 stream miles, 106,516
acres of lake waters, and 3,356 acres of estuarine areas in the basin.
Quality Assessment (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
Archived Watershed Water Quality Assessments (1993, 1997, 2003)
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