Projects

Sea Turtle Protection Project

In 2018, the Town began implementing steps to protect sea turtles.  Phase I has been implemented and 6 turtle friendly lights were installed at locations that ranked highest for hatching misorientations.  Although the new street lights were changed to provide more protection to sea...

Recreation Master Planning Services

The Town of Edisto Beach is seeking submittals from qualified firms to provide consulting services for the Town of Edisto Beach Recreation Master Plan project. The Town of Edisto Beach has 3 parks, a bike path system, a tennis/pickle-ball court, an open tract of land and 38 beach accesses with...

Sea Level Rise

The Town of Edisto Beach is located on a barrier island and the adjacent lands on the Atlantic Ocean in Colleton County, SC.  The Town's vulnerable position to coastal hazards is clear.  Given its vulnerable position to coastal hazards the Town has partnered with the S.C. Sea Grant...

Billow Street/Arc Street Drainage Project

In 2014, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and the Town implemented the first phase of a drainage plan in this area.  Crossdrains were installed across Palmetto Boulevard and positive flow drainage was established to the outfall at the end of Billow Street.  However, to...

Town Hall Complex Town Hall Building

Town Hall is located at 2414 Murray Street.  The current Town Hall was built in 1985 on a 0.26 acre site (Lots 9 & 10 Block UU).  It is a one story building and began as 2,491 square feet and was renovated in 2005 by Charleston Constructors for $148,000 and is now 3,042 SF. ...

Stormwater Projects

During the Council retreat, flooding was discussed.  Several projects were identified such as Arc/Billow Street, lagoons, sea level rise, and the 700 block Palmetto Blvd.   The first step in the process is to hire a firm or firms that specialize in flooding and drainage to review...

Storm Damage Reduction Project

In 2001, the Town began working with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to develop the Town's Hurricane and Storm Damage and Reduction Project which received Congressional approval in 2014.  Even though the project was authorized, it did not receive obligated funds ($22.2 M)...

Fire Department Barracks Renovation

Renovate the Fire Department to address access to and from the barracks area by firefighters.

Sand Fence Repair

Replace and repair sand fence on the front beach. 

Water System Improvement Project

The Town of Edisto Beach water supply comes from groundwater wells in the Santee Limestone aquifer.  This water supply has elevated levels of chloride, fluoride, and sodium concentrations that affect taste and may cause corrosion in the distribution system and residential plumbing and...

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