Homeowner Associations (HOA)
As members of your Homeowner Association, you set the example for your neighborhood when you make good decisions regarding maintenance of stormwater BMPs. Stormwater Ponds help us to manage flooding and water quality, which sometimes require considerations and operations. Use the following resources to help you in your maintenance planning and decision making process.
SAVE THE DATE - NOV. 3, 2016
2016 Charleston Area Stormwater Management Pond Conference
If you attended our conference in 2014, we hope you will join us again in 2016! Visit the 2016 Pond Conference Web page or subscribe to our calendar for more information, as we work on developing this education opportunity - registration and agenda to come!
If you missed the 2014 conference - we have the conference resources available for you!
Our local education program is coordinated with the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Program and Carolina Clear. For information on pond maintenance please visit our Pond Management web site.
Other Resources for Pond and BMP owners:
Master Pond Manager Course
Do you own or manage a pond? Do you understand how your pond functions? Do you want to know more? Our Clemson education partner is offering a course in pond management. This course has two options; one for professionals with pesticides licenses - and one for everyone else! Visit the course website for more information.
- Suggested Stormwater BMP Maintenance Schedule
- Backyard Buffers for the South Carolina Lowcountry
- A Citizen's Guide to Stormwater Pond Maintenance
- Community Associations and Stormwater Management: A Coastal South Carolina Perspective
- A Citizen's Guide to Maintaining Stormwater Best Management Practices: For Homeowners Associations and Property Owners (Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Illinois) - This product, though designed for residents in the Midwest, can be adapted for use in South Carolina.
Contact the Water Quality division office for information on implementation and maintenance of BMPs in your neighborhood. Reach us at 843-856-2157.