The rebuilt Cary Lake dam. Photo courtesy of Peter Chesney.
Richland County Land Development Manual
Richland County is seeking input on a new
set of guidelines aimed at protecting water quality and limiting the
negative effects construction projects may have on the surrounding
The Land Development Manual establishes minimum standards for engineers,
developers, plan reviewers, inspectors, contractors and other parties
to abide by during the planning, designing and construction of land
development and redevelopment projects in Richland County. The manual
specifically targets stormwater issues and puts measures in place to
ensure privately built roads meet S.C. Department of Transportation
Richland County is asking the public to review the working document online at richlandcountysc.gov/ldm. Comments will be accepted until Friday July 20.
GCWA Education Committee Meeting, July 10, noon-1pm GCWA Technical Committee Meeting, July 11, 3-4:30pm GCWA Board of Directors Meeting, July 12, 4-6pm
See our website for meeting and other event details.
Mark your calendars for Adopt-A-Highway on August 25, and Beach Sweep/River Sweep September 15.
New and Returning Members in June
Thank you to our new and returning Gills Creek Watershed Association Members!
Jane and Bill Thesing (Member since 2015)
James Ford (Member since 2017)
Nena Powell Rice (Member since 2009)
John Hart (Member since 2009)
Leslie and Hank Sully (Member since 2015)
Kathy and Peter Swanson (Member since 2014)