SC Office of Resilience announces ARPA Stormwater Infrastructure Project Awards
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The SC Office of Resilience (SCOR) has selected projects for funding as part of its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Stormwater Infrastructure program. SCOR received 76 applications for stormwater infrastructure projects from across the state.
SCOR has selected 17 projects across 12 counties for funding:
|Applicant||County||Project Name||Award Amount|
|City of Beaufort||Beaufort||Charles/Craven St and Port Republic/Carteret St Drainage Improvement Projects||$5,650,000.00|
|City of Hanahan||Berkeley||Downtown Stormwater Improvement Project||$1,163,208.00|
|City of Charleston||Charleston||Barberry Woods Restoration Project||$4,600,000.00|
|Town of Winnsboro||Fairfield||Fortune Springs Park Stormwater Project||$440,825.00|
|City of Florence||Florence||Pennsylvania Street Stormwater Mitigation Project||$2,616,800.00|
|City of Mauldin||Greenville||Oak Park Drive||$1,166,153.50|
|Greenville County||Greenville||North Chastain Stream Restoration & Reclamation||$591,498.69|
|Greenville County||Greenville||Little Creek Stream Improvement & Reclamation||$919,128.91|
|City of Conway||Horry||McKeithan Watershed Stormwater Improvements||$1,808,800.00|
|Town of Surfside Beach||Horry||Upper Myrtle and Magnolia Basin Drainage Project Phase 2||$750,000.00|
|City of North Myrtle Beach||Horry||18th Avenue North Outfall Landward Drainage||$5,575,875.00|
|Laurens County||Laurens||Wattsville Community Stormwater Improvements||$3,753,630.00|
|Laurens County||Laurens||N. Laurens County Culverts||$1,419,540.00|
|City of West Columbia||Lexington||Mill Village Storm Water Project||$2,180,435.88|
|Town of Nichols||Marion||Town of Nichols - Nature-based Stormwater Park||$2,500,000.00|
|City of Columbia||Richland||Marion Street Bioretention||$1,280,619.00|
|City of Rock Hill||York||Lige Green Street Flooding, Phase 1 and Phase 2||$9,450,000.00|
SCOR accepted applications in Fall 2022. Eligible project types include traditional “grey” infrastructure such as storm sewer pipes, culverts, and catch basins, and nature-based or “green” infrastructure such as bioswales, stormwater wetlands, stream restoration, and others. All ARPA funds must be allocated by the end of 2024 and must be expended completely by the end of 2026.
In addition to the ARPA Stormwater Infrastructure Program, SCOR has 58 current mitigation projects across 17 counties as part of its Mitigation Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-MIT) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). SCOR will accept applications for CDBG-MIT Infrastructure funding throughout April and May of this year.
For more information on SCOR’s ARPA Stormwater Infrastructure Program or CDBG-MIT program, visit scor.sc.gov/mitigation.
A map showing selected ARPA Stormwater Infrastructure Projects and CDBG-MIT projects can be found below.