Watersheds: Scope and Description
[EPA] Environmental Protection Agency. 2002 Aug 23. Watershed Approach Framework. <http://www.epa.gov/owow/watershed/framework/index.html>
This online publication provides the EPA’s vision of a watershed approach. It includes links to sections that address the origin of the watershed approach, its guiding principles, and the need for such an approach as well as its benefits. This document also outlines the roles of the states and tribes as envisioned by the EPA.
[Bower, D.E., Lowry, C., Jr., Lowery, M.A., and Hurley, N.M., Jr.] 1999. Development of a 14-digit hydrologic unit code numbering system for South Carolina. WATER-RESOURCES INVESTIGATIONS REPORT 99-4015. US Geological Survey. <http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/pubs/wri/wri994015>
This PDF file consists of a Hydrologic Unit Map that shows the cataloging units (8-,11-, and 14-digit), watersheds, and subwatersheds of South Carolina. It also provides information on drainage, hydrography, and hydrologic boundaries. It was developed as a cooperative effort between the USGS, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. An electronic version of the data can be provided on a compact disc.
[Watershed Strategy Coordinator. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control] Watershed Water Quality Assessment for the Pee Dee River Basin < http://www.scdhec.net/water/shed/pd_main.html> Accessed 2004 Dec 11.
This websites allows you to download a PDF version of the Watershed Water Quality Assessment of the Pee Dee River Basin. The report identifies the designated use (DU) status of all sites within the Pee Dee River Basin and lists the sites that may have changed use support status from 1994-1998. It fulfills the EPA reporting requirements under sections 303 (d), 305 (b), 314, and 319 of the Clean Water Act.