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SC DHEC’s Bureau of Water implements the State’s Clean Water Act program. Activities include NPDES permitting and enforcement, ambient water quality monitoring and assessment, beach monitoring, nonpoint source pollution control, wetlands 401 certification, and the State Revolving Loan program. Additionally, the FDA shellfish sanitation program is run through the Bureau of Water. These activities have the objective of achieving “fishable and swimmable” water quality along the coast and throughout the state.