Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium
Helping local governments meet requirements for stormwater education and public involvement


You can find news postings and events about the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium highlighted here. The news is one of our many media outlets to educate the public about stormwater and related topics.


Upcoming Events

City of Myrtle Beach Flood Resilience for Coastal Communities Workshop – March 15 & 16, 2017

With support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program, the City of Myrtle Beach is hosting a Community Meeting and Technical Support Workshop for the purposes of generating new ideas for how to help encourage flood resilience for our community. Myrtle Beach is one of 5 communities in 5 states that is receiving assistance this spring through the Building Blocks program. The community meeting will take place on March 15th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Myrtle Beach Train Depot (851 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach). The technical workshop will take place on March 16th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm at the same location. Contact Cheryl Anderson at 843-918-1050 or For more details on the workshop, please click HERE.

Town of Surfside Beach Stormwater Public Education Session – March 16, 2017

On March 16th from 6:00 – 7:30pm, Dr. Susan Libes, Coastal Carolina University Director of the Waccamaw Watershed Academy, and Public Works Director, John Adair will be presenting a free community educational session focused on stormwater and the Town of Surfside Beach’s stormwater system, as well as a few simple steps that residents can take at home to help protect water quality. Lisa Swanger, Coordinator of the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium, along with Coastal Carolina University student Environmental Education Interns will also be present to provide an interactive watershed model demonstration, giveaways, and help answer questions. It will take place at the Council Chambers (115 US Highway 17 North, Surfside Beach, SC 29575). For more details, please click HERE.

Georgetown Household Hazardous Waste Event – April 1, 2017

On April 1st, Georgetown County will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 9:00am-12:00pm at Midway Fire and Rescue (67 St. Paul Place, Pawleys Island). For more information, call the Georgetown County Department of Public Services: 843-545-3524 or 843-545-3452.