Chuck Williams was recently named Director for the Division of Water Pollution Compliance and Enforcement for the Bureau of Water (BOW). He will oversee the Enforcement, Compliance, and Data Management for the Wastewater, Dams, Stormwater, Water Quantity, Agricultural Permitting, Groundwater Protection, and Private Wells sections.
Chuck has worked for 25 years for the State of South Carolina in water quality and water quantity issues, assessment and corrective action of groundwater contamination sites, the protection of new and existing drinking water supplies, and the permitting of animal agricultural farms and land application of domestic and industrial waste.
Chuck began at DHEC in 1996 as a hydrogeologist in Bureau of Land Waste Management’s Underground Storage Tanks Division. He went on to work in the BOW’s Capacity Use and Water Use section and Well Head and Source Water Protection sections. He also worked in the BLWM’s Division of Site Assessment, Remediation, and Revitalization with Federal Remediation section working on projects for SRS and Federal Superfund sites. In 2016 he was hired as the BOW’s manager for Groundwater Protection and Agricultural Permitting section.