Sep. 2, 2014 National Estuarine Research Reserve Releases new manual

Low Impact Development Manual for Coastal South Carolina

This project evolved out of many years of development and design professionals indicating the need for a Low Impact Development (LID) Manual that considers the environmental conditions along the South Carolina coast. A number of scoping workshops, focus groups, and a survey of engineers, planners, developers, and other design professionals resulted in a formal content assessment of a Low Impact Development manual for coastal South Carolina. The manual aims to provide local decision-makers with stormwater engineering specifications, land use planning resources, and site design practices that are tailored to the conditions of the South Carolina coast. For more information and access to the manual, visit: