Clean Water

How Upstate Forever works to protect water - May 5th, 2020

Now, more than ever, it's crucial we protect our region's water sources. Learn more about how Upstate Forever's Clean Water team works to protect the Upstate's clean and abundant waters. read more

COVID Weekly Update: May 1, 2020 - May 1st, 2020

In this week's update, Clean Water Director Erika Hollis discusses the Value of Water and introduces the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of the Upstate Advocate. Plus, how a landmark Supreme Court decision impacts UF's Clean Water Act lawsuit against Kinder Morgan and a new funding partnership for agricultural land protection. read more

Legislative Updates 2020: April 20-24 - April 26th, 2020

We are still waiting to hear whether either Senate or the House will return to take up a Sine Die Resolution and a Continuing Resolution, or whether they will adjourn without those resolutions. More about what's at stake in this week's Legislative Update from UF's Director of Energy & State Policy. read more

By Shelley Robbins

How development impacts water quality - April 23rd, 2020

As our region grows, it’s more important than ever to protect water quality in the Upstate. read more

By Erika Hollis

New State Water Plan focuses on regional water needs - April 17th, 2020

To ensure that an adequate and reliable supply of water will be available for our homes, businesses, farms, and ecosystems for the next 50 years, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is updating our State Water Plan. Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase shares why you should care and how you can help ensure the Upstate has plenty of water as the region grows. read more

By Megan Chase

COVID Weekly Update: April 17, 2020 - April 17th, 2020

In this week's update, we'll take you along on a virtual stewardship site visit, share a fun and family-friendly outdoor activity, and more. read more

Conversations with Conservationists - March 24th, 2020

The South Carolina Conservation Coalition — a group of more than 40 organizations from across SC, including Upstate Forever — is hosting a series of free, weekly webinars. You'll have the opportunity to hear from our partner organizations about offshore drilling, land protection, advocacy, the State Water Plan, and more. read more

Seeking solace in uncertain times: How Upstate Forever is responding to COVID-19 - March 18th, 2020

Our Greenville and Spartanburg offices closed this week while Upstate Forever staff work from home to help protect the health of each other, our families, and our communities. Find the rest of our response to the developing COVID-19 situation here. read more

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