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Acknowledgments

We gratefully acknowledge all contributors who volunteered their time to provide comments and make contributions in their specific field of expertise to the work of the Stormwater Ponds Research and Management Collaborative, and ultimately to the synthesis of our current understanding of stormwater ponds in coastal South Carolina.

Contributors

A total of 32 individuals contributed to the preparation of this report (20 listed below and 12 anonymous, external reviewers):

Jeff Adkins (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
NOAA Office for Coastal Management

Lee Bundrick
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium (former)
Currently at the Kiawah Conservancy

David Fuss (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
Horry County Stormwater Management Department (former)
Currently at the Indian River Land Trust

Shannon Hicks (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control

Dan Hitchcock, Ph.D.
Clemson University

Melody Hunt, Ph.D.
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium (former)
Currently at the U.S. National Park Service

Blaik Keppler
ACE Basin National Estuarine Research Reserve

Michelle LaRocco
North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (former)
Currently at Georgetown County, S.C.

Eric Larson (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
Beaufort County Stormwater Management Department (former)
Currently at EOM Operations

Chris Marsh, Ph.D. (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
The LowCountry Institute

Ed Oswald (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
Charleston Trident Association of Realtors

Richard Peterson, Ph.D.
Coastal Carolina University

Andrea Sassard
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium (former)
Currently at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Calvin Sawyer, Ph.D. (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
Cooperative Extension, Clemson University

Norm Shea (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
S.C. Department of Natural Resources

Allen Smith (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
Estate Management Services

Lisa Swanger
Coastal Waccamaw Watershed Education Program

April Turner (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

John Weinstein, Ph.D.
The Citadel

David Whitaker (Stormwater Ponds Advisory Council)
S.C. Department of Natural Resources (former)
Currently a member of the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Special thanks to the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Communications team: Joey Holleman, technical editor; Susan Ferris Hill, copy editor and proofreader; and Crystal Narayana, designer.

Editors

Bridget Cotti-Rausch, Ph.D.
Coastal Environmental Quality Program Specialist (former), S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, S.C.
Currently an Environmental Protection Specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Hamed Majidzadeh, Ph.D.
Coastal Environmental Quality Program Specialist (former), S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, S.C.
Currently an Assistant Professor, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH

M. Richard “Rick” DeVoe
Executive Director, S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, S.C.

Suggested Citation

A report sponsored by the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and the State of South Carolina pursuant to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Award No. NA10OAR4170073.

Suggested citation: Cotti-Rausch, B.E., Majidzadeh, H., and DeVoe, M.R., eds., Stormwater Ponds in Coastal South Carolina: 2019 State of Knowledge Full Report. S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, Charleston, S.C.