UPDATED FEMA APPEAL Recently revised appeal update was covered by WMBF News. EARTHWORKS was instrumental in assessing sensitivity within local waterways to determine whether results from the recently modeled Great Pee Dee River was reflecting was was actually occurring within local waterways.
Plans continue for multi-use Inlet path Murrells Inlet 2020 continues to move forward with its plans to create an Inlet to Intracoastal multipurpose path, nicknamed the I2I path. Board member Jeff Ciuba reported to the MI2020 board at its Aug. 3 meeting that he has met with Steve Strickland, owner of Earthworks Group Inc., and [...]
Time is running out for Horry County to appeal FEMA flood maps Published: July 11, 2016 By Abbey O’Brien MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – This is the last week for Horry County to file an appeal of the recently released FEMA flood maps. The maps have caused controversy in the area because FEMA’s new flood zones [...]
Officials look to appeal FEMA flood zone maps Published: May 25th 2016 By: Amy Lipman HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Homeowners, business owners, flood mapping experts and Horry County leaders are concerned about the new Federal Emergency Management Agency’s flood zone maps. Lisa Bourcier, spokesperson for Horry County, said the county is under a 90-day review period for FEMA’s maps. [...]
Murrells Inlet 2020 pays $7,500 for I2I multipurpose path Published: May 19 2016 By: Clayton Stairs The proposed Inlet to Intracoastal Multipurpose Path, nicknamed the I2I, is one step closer to becoming a reality in Murrells Inlet. During a special meeting on May 16, the Murrells Inlet 2020 board of directors voted unanimously to pay $7,500 [...]
North Myrtle Beach aims to cut bacteria levels in watershed Published: February 12th 2016 By: Amy Lipman NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Bacteria in the watershed surrounding Cherry Grove has restricted shellfish harvesting on and off in the area for the past several years, but that could finally change after the city develops a [...]
Watershed-based Plan was focus of conference Efforts to inform and educate the public about the Murrells Inlet estuary topped discussions at the Nov. 5 Murrells Inlet 2020 meeting. The topics covered were presentations at the recent S.C. Water Resources Conference and tentative plans for a grant for implementing stormwater filtering systems recommended in the Murrells [...]