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CCU to host Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference

September 17, 2012

Scientists from Coastal Carolina University are hosting the Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Room 100.

Topics that will be covered include:

• Water Quality Data - A Behind-the-Scenes Look

• South Carolina's Drought Status

• Water Quality Data - Bridging the Gap between Science and Management

• Impact of the Community on Water Quality (11:35 a.m., Christine Ellis, Waccamaw Riverkeeper)

The conference is hosted by the Waccamaw Riverkeeper, CCU's Waccamaw Watershed Academy and the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium. The event is open to the public. A complete schedule is attached.

The Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies is located at 290 Allied Drive in Conway.

For more information, call Christine Ellis at 843-267-3161.