Consider This: Outfall projects

Consider This: Outfall projects

It might not be as popular as the announcement of an important new road project, a big name restaurant coming to town, a new hotel condo project, or new shopping complex, but the outfall projects under construction in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach are very important for the area.

Consider This:

These outfall projects improve the quality of the water near the shore by moving storm water run-off further out into the ocean. A beach that is closed for high bacteria count or other storm water run-off issues is not good publicity and is not healthy.

Although it's a significant investment to make these upgrades, it's also an important investment for a tourism driven area. Hopefully funding will continue to be available in the future so that all of the shore based runoff can eventually be redirected safely off shore.

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