Scientists from Coastal Carolina University and the Waccamaw Riverkeeper Program are hosting the Waccamaw Water Quality Data Conference on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, Room 100. The public is invited to attend.
Topics that will be covered include:
• The Waccamaw River and its importance throughout history -- Ben Burroughs
• Numeric nutrient criteria development in S.C. rivers, streams and estuaries -- Casandra West, S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control
• Update from Horry and Georgetown counties, stormwater programs
• Updates from Waccamaw Riverkeeper Christine Ellis
The conference is hosted by the Waccamaw Riverkeeper program, CCU's Waccamaw Watershed Academy and the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium. 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 Kelly Davis, assistant Riverkeeper, at 843-349-4114.