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Public Works/Stormwater Division

storm drainThe Lexington County Stormwater Division is responsible for management of the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit.   The stormwater division oversees construction site compliance, floodplain management and water quality programs.  The Division also oversees the implementation of air quality programs and initiatives.

 

  

News/Upcoming Events

  

Congaree Creek Watershed 319 Grant –

 

If you are interested in receiving assistance to help share the cost to repair or replace your home septic system or to improve livestock health, forage production and water quality at your farm in Congaree Creek Watershed, please complete the applicable application form below.  The 319 Grant will provide up to 60% cost share assistance to homeowners and farmers in the Congaree Creek Watershed to install Best Management Practices (such as septic repairs, fencing livestock out of creeks, alternative water source, and composters).  Applications and questions may be directed to the Lexington County Stormwater Department at (803)785-8201.

 

 Congaree Creek Watershed Brochure                   Septic Tank Repair/Replacement Application 

 

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TMDLs: A Costly Regulation, or an Opportunity to Fund Community Improvements?

 

TMDLs: A Costly Regulation, or an Opportunity to Fund Community Improvements?

This article appeared in the July/August 2013 Issue of Stormwater Magazine. It provides information on the Stormwater Division's work in the Hollow Creek Watershed and how the Division is leveraging funds to meet water quality goals.

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Zika Virus - Know the Facts Before Mosquito Season

Click here to view the article.

 

Protect Your Home Against Mosquitoes - flyer

Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Viruses - flyer

 

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Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Awareness

Click here to view the FOG brochure.

Click here to watch a video about proper cooking oil and grease disposal!

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