Forestry and Natural Resources

Introduction to Watershed Water Quality Models

Student Author Information

Ibrahim Busari - CAFLS- Department of Agricultural Sciences -Graduate Student

Clemson Extension Program Team

Water Resources

Publication Date

Spring 6-2-2023

Publication Number

LGP 1163


Watershed water quality models are effective decision support tools for understanding the impacts of land use change and best management practices (BMP) on freshwater bodies. This article gives a brief overview of selected models, including their limitations and practical applications to waterbodies in South Carolina. This information is beneficial for extension agents, land developers and water quality experts in South Carolina.

Publication Type

Short Communication


Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension

Publisher City

Clemson, SC

Target Audiences

Extension agents, natural resources managers, land developers, homeowners, water quality experts.