Development of an Adopt-a-Stream Program for Spartanburg County

Watershed Ecology Center, Spartanburg, SC

The goal of this project is to improve source water quality in Spartanburg Co. through the education and involvement of citizen water quality monitoring volunteers. Each certified volunteer will receive QA/QC training on water sampling and analysis.

The funding for AAS for Spartanburg County has allowed the Watershed Ecology Center to assume a more active role in water monitoring in the County and a more active role in AAS in South Carolina. The secondary education teachers who have kits now have a simple tool to demonstrate water quality to their students. This is a win-win for our community.

– Jack A. Turner, Director of the Watershed Ecology Center USC Upstate



The Water Resource Fund from Duke Energy is a multiyear, $10 million commitment to protect and restore waterways in the Carolinas and neighboring states. Learn more about the projects we’ve supported, and how you can get involved.