Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Hilton Head PSD has received certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP), an Audubon International program designed to help landowners preserve and improve the environmental quality of their property. As an ACSP participant, Hilton Head PSD will be involved in projects that enhance habitat for wildlife and preserve natural resources for the benefit of the local community.
Hilton Head PSD's Recycled Water Program
The Hilton Head PSD annually recycles more than 1 billion gallons of wastewater into beneficial recycled water. It then plays a vital role in the island’s economy and ecology by providing irrigation water for 12 golf courses — thereby conserving precious drinking water.
Preserving the Lowcountry's Precious Waterways
Recycled water is used to nourish wetlands in Palmetto Hall and Hilton Head Plantation. Renowned wetlands biologist Todd Ballantine monitors the wetlands for the PSD and reports that these unique habitats for plants and wildlife would cease to exist without the benefit of recycled water.