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Water Resources Planning and Coordination Act (South Carolina)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Municipal/Public Utility
Rural Electric Cooperative
Tribal Government
Utility
Program Info
State 
South Carolina
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for formulating and establishing a comprehensive water resources policy for the State, developing and establishing policies and programs to resolve problems of water resource use, reviewing state and federal projects relevant to water resource use, and developing recommendations for water legislation. In performing its duties, the Department of Natural resources will give consideration to the need for adequate water resources for residential, industrial, and commercial needs, hydropower development, and watershed protection. Regulatory authority regarding water resources is granted to the Department of Health and Environmental Control by this Act.