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January 13th, 2023
On the shores of Broadway Lake, the Anderson County Watershed Protection Council yesterday announced its first grants have been awarded. The grants, ranging from $30,000 to nearly $90,000, will enable recipients to launch projects that will improve water quality and education in the county.
The water council and new grant program are part of Upstate Forever and Savannah Riverkeeper's efforts to spend legal settlement dollars from past polluters on long-term, community-driven projects that will safeguard Anderson’s water quality.
The recipients of the Anderson Water Council's first round of grant funding are the Anderson County Soil & Water Conservation District and Rocky River Conservancy: