Richland County educators are invited to borrow a Rainfall Simulator for classroom and youth group presentations. The model may be borrowed for a one-week period, and the borrower is responsible for the model's pickup and return.
The Rainfall Simulator can be used to teach about soil health, erosion, stormwater runoff, infiltration, water pollution, and the importance of soil organic matter and groundcover.
The simulator includes stainless steel soil cutter and containment screen, stand and water reservoir, infiltration and runoff catchment basin, and prepared soil samples.
Contact the Richland SWCD at RichlandSWCD@gmail.com for more information. Request the simulator by filling out this form. Evaluate this educational equipment rental using this form.
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Conservation Districts are political subdivisions of state government under the local direction of five-member Boards of Commissioners. In South Carolina, Conservation District boundaries conform to County boundaries. The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District promotes the wise use of natural resources for the benefit of the citizens of Richland County.
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District
2020 Hampton Street, Room 3063A
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone (803) 576-2080
Fax (803) 576-2088