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ABOUT THE SOUTH ATLANTIC WSC - SOUTH CAROLINA

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About the South Atlantic Water Science Center - South Carolina

The South Atlantic Water Science Center - South Carolina (SC WSC) is one of 48 Water Science Centers in the Water Resources Discipline of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The Water Science Center's mission is to collect, analyze and disseminate the impartial hydrologic data and information needed to wisely manage water resources for the people of the United States and the State of South Carolina.

Office Information

South Atlantic Water Science Center - South Carolina
720 Gracern Road
Stephenson Center, Suite 129
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 750-6100

Main headquarters: Columbia
Field offices:
 Clemson
 Conway
 Sullivan's Island

What We Do

  • We operate local and statewide networks to collect high-quality data that define natural and human-induced hydrologic conditions.
  • We analyze hydrologic processes through investigations and research to increase understanding of important water-resource issues and to promote informed decision making.
  • We maintain real-time and historical data bases and publish peer-reviewed interpretive and data reports to disseminate unbiased hydrologic information.

To assure that our work is relevant and useful, we form partnerships with Federal, State, and local agencies, and other public organizations.

Funding for the South Atlantic Water Science Center - South Carolina comes from a variety of sources, including direct Federal appropriations, other Federal agencies, and a cooperative program that allows the South Atlantic Water Science Center - South Carolina to partially match funding with state and local agencies.

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