Public Notices

Individual Initial Public Notice

Notification is hereby given to the public of the intent of the Federal Emergency Management

Agency (FEMA) to provide assistance to the Low Country Regional Water System in Hampton

County, SC, for construction and replacement of the electrical panel shed which provides power

to the Yemassee Wastewater Treatment Facility, which was damaged in the 2016 major disaster

declared as a result of widespread rain and extensive flooding.

Due to its location, this project is susceptible to future damages from flooding. Under the

President’s Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, FEMA is required to review the

restoration of these facilities for opportunities to relocate it out of the floodplain or to minimize

future damage from flooding. Public comment is invited on possible alternatives to these actions,

methods to protect this facility and on whether this facility should be restored at all.

Interested persons may obtain information about this action and its specific location by calling

(803-943-1006) or emailing (brian.burgess@lowcountrywater.com) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.,

Monday through Friday. Comments about this project and the application of the Floodplain

Management Executive Order to it should be submitted in writing by March 15, 2019 to:

Lowcountry Regional Water System

Brian Burgess, General Manager

513 Elm St West

Hampton, SC 29924

This public notice will also serve as the final public notice provided there are no questions or

concerns regarding this project.

Posting Date: February 12, 2019

Removal Date March 15, 2019

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