Nearly half of the samples taken in Charleston watersheds show water quality that’s unsafe for swimming.
Forty-one percent of samples taken by Charleston Waterkeeper over the 2021 sample season fail to meet the state’s water quality standard for safe recreational use, Charleston Waterkeeper officials say.
“What the issue is there, folks are really risking getting sick, getting ear, nose and throat infections, skin infections, gastroenteritis, that kind of thing from contact with the water from swimming, fishing, crabbing or those types of activities,” Charleston Waterkeeper Executive Director Andrew Wunderly says.[…]
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