WATERSHEDS

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Watershed Directors are five unpaid volunteers who direct their Watershed's programs. There are four watershed in Anderson County with elected Watershed Directors: Big Creek, Three & Twenty Creek, Brushy Creek, and Broadmouth Creek. All Watershed Directors are elected for a term of four years by voters residing within the watershed. County elections are held in November for the following year's term to begin December 1st. The Anderson County Soil & Water Conservation District oversees the Watershed Boards. 

Big creek watershed

Located in Anderson County, occupies 11,193 acres of the Piedmont region of SC. The Big Creek Watershed flows through Big Creek Reservoir and is joined by Camp Creek (Camp Creek Reservoir), near the town of Williamston, before draining into the Saluda River. 

Watershed directors:

Al Rentz
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Joseph Werner
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Michael Harvell
12/1/18 - 11/20/22
Jerry Smith
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
VACANT

three & twenty creek watershed

Located in both Anderson and Pickens Counties, the watershed occupies 47,590 acres of the Piedmont region of South Carolina. The Three & Twenty Creek Watershed flows into Twenty Six Mile Creek then into Seneca River. 

Watershed directors:

Phil Tripp
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Mark Bishop
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Dennis Claramunt
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Randy Griffs
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Eric Crowe
12/1/20 - 11/30/24

brushy creek

Located in both Pickens and Anderson Counties, the watershed occupies 25,075 acres of the Piedmont of South Carolina. The Brushy Creek Watershed drains into the Saluda River near the Town of Piedmont. 

Watershed directors:

Ben Wigington
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Todd Tripp
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Eric McConnell
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Cindy Prendergast
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Brandon O'Shields
12/1/20 - 11/30/24

BROADMOUTH CREEK WATERSHED

Located in Anderson Counties, the watershed occupies 28,764 acres of the Piedmont region of South Carolina. The Broadmouth Creek Watershed flows past the City of Belton and accepts the drainage of Chinquola Mill Creek (Still Branch), near the Town of Honea Path, before draining into the Saluda River. 

Watershed directors:

Carrol Ross
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Glenn Stevens
12/1/18 - 11/30/22
Marty Richey
12/1/18 - 11/20/22
Tim Roberts
12/1/20 - 11/30/24
Tom Hill
12/1/20 - 11/30/24