External Links: Water Resources Research, Data, and Decision Support
This site, hosted by the US Environmental Protection Agency, includes a wide variety of resources and information about climate impacts to the water sector. There are also links to tools, trainings, case studies, and climate adaptation initiatives to support increased resilience to these impacts.
The USGS North Carolina Water Science Center website provides real-time and historical hydrologic data from over 250 data collection sites throughout the state. Additional resources include publications, project information, and educational podcasts and videos.
The USGS South Carolina Water Science Center website also includes real-time and historical hydrologic data to include streamflow, water quality, and groundwater level data sets. In addition, information can be found regarding data collection and investigative studies related to issues of concern to water-management entities and citizens.
The NWS Southeast River Forecast Center provides precipitation and flooding data for the Southeast, to include a 48 hour precipitation outlook and forecasted river flooding conditions.
This website provides precipitation and flooding data at the national level to include current conditions, forecasts, air quality information, and current satellite images of the US.
The Division of Water Resources administers programs for river basin management, water supply assistance, water conservation, and water resources development. The website provides links to various hydrologic data sets, basin models, policy and regulatatory information, and education and outreach programs.
The mission of the Hydrology Section of SC DNR is to provide guidance, counsel and data to the State government and the general public for the beneficial use, conservation and management of SC's water resources. The website provides information on current projects, links to online data sources and related resources, and links to publications and reports.
The SC DHEC Bureau of Water is charged with working to ensure SC waterways meet water quality standards set forth in the Federal Clean Water Act. Their website provides information on various standards for different water uses, water monitoring programs, permits and regulations and agency publications.
The American Water Works Association is the oldest and
largest nonprofit, scientific and educational organization
dedicated to safe and sustainable water in the world. The
organizations chapters offer education to water
professionals, advocacy for stae and sustainable water,
knowledge collection and dissemination, and opportunities
- SC Section
- NC Section
The National Rural Water Association, through its state
affiliates, is the largest water and wastewater utility
membership organization in the nation representing over
28,353 public water and wastewater utilities. The NRWA
advocates for reasonable, practical, and affordable
regulations for water supplies across the nation.
- SC Rural Water Association
- NC Rural Water Association
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