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Watershed Tools

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Find the tools you need to start or complete a water quality project in your watershed!

Water Quality Data

Outside Data Guidance
STORET Instructions
USGS Water Data
State of South Carolina Monitoring Strategy
DHEC Water Quality Monitoring Station Map

Pollutants and Best Management Practices

Spreadsheet Tool for Estimating Pollutant Load (STEPL)
Stormwater Effects Handbook
Fundamentals of Urban Runoff Management
National Pollutant Removal Performance Database
Nonpoint-Source Pollution and Erosion Comparison Tool (N-SPECT)
Bacterial Indicator Tool
BASINS Analysis Tool

Watershed Education and Training

EPA Watershed Wiki
EPA Watershed Academy
NOAA Coastal Services Center Training Opportunities
ACE Basin NEER Coastal Training Program
North Inlet-Winyah Bay Coastal Training Program
Environmental Terms
Environmental ClipArt
DHEC Outreach Toolbox

Watershed Planning

Sustainable Water Resources Management Volume 3: Case Studies on New Water Paradigm
Watershed Plan Builder
The Smart Watershed Benchmarking Tool (PDF)
Fundamentals of Urban Runoff Management (PDF)
Draft Chesapeake Bay Non Point Source Pollution Guidance Document
Human Benefits of Green Spaces
Civic Ecology
EPA's Clean Water Discussion Forum

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Other Tools

Guidebook of Financial Tools: Paying for Sustainable Environmental Systems
IM Rivers
SC Tide Graphs
Southeast Regional Climate Center

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On the Lighter Side

South Carolina RiverVenture
What is a Watershed?
The Watershed Game
Healthy Rivers – A Water Course
After the Storm Online Video
WaterLife: Where Rivers Meet the Sea
Vermi the Worm
Watershed Quizzes

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Did you know? While the Savannah is South Carolina’s longest river, the Pee Dee river basin is the largest, encompassing some 5.5 million acres!

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