Lexington County Storm Water Consortium

Objectives:

1. To create a model collaborative water quality education program in Lexington County that can be implemented throughout South Carolina and beyond.

2. To foster citizen involvement and encourage behavioral change

3. To achieve clean and healthy tributaries, rivers and ground waters throughout Lexington County

Upcoming Events

Mar
1
Wed
9:00 am Great American Cleanup
Great American Cleanup
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 5:30 pm
Great American Cleanup
For 26 years, volunteers have improved the Midlands area during Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup held from March 1 – May 31. If you want to organize a cleanup in your own neighborhood or community, Keep the Midlands Beautiful will provide you with trash bags and will loan you gloves, vests and grabbers.  We will also work with you ...
Apr
29
Sat
9:00 am Regional Recycle Day – April 29,... @ White Knoll High School
Regional Recycle Day – April 29,... @ White Knoll High School
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Regional Recycle Day - April 29, 2017 @ White Knoll High School | Lexington | South Carolina | United States
Don’t miss this opportunity to dispose of your household hazardous waste,  recycle electronics, gently used shoes, and shred paper. Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Guidelines: Acceptable Items (8 gallon limit on liquds) Acid/base waste Caustic/corrosives Gas cylinders/tanks (propane-5gal & camp style disposable, compressed gas cylinders-check with gas distributor for returnability) Fire extinguishers Fluorescent light bulbs/tubes Household products (aerosols, batteries, cleaners, wax) Insecticides/herbicides/fertilizer ...
May
26
Fri
9:00 am Rain Barrel Workshop – May 26, 2017 @ Lexington County Fire Services Building
Rain Barrel Workshop – May 26, 2017 @ Lexington County Fire Services Building
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rain Barrel Workshop - May 26, 2017 @ Lexington County Fire Services Building | Lexington | South Carolina | United States
Learn About: Rain Barrel construction Stormwater runoff and water pollution Rainwater harvesting with barrels and cisterns Program fee:  $25.00 (includes materials to make one rain barrel and refreshments) Registration Deadline:   May 22 (for May 26th workshop).  Space is limited to 25 paid registrants

Goal:

We will strive to enhance and support healthy, fishable and swimmable waterways in Lexington County through public education and stakeholder collaboration.