Conway High students on coast protecting their waterways

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Students on South Carolina's north coast are working to protect local waterways from pollution.

Conway High School students go out on Friday to mark storm drains in downtown Conway. The project involves putting plastic markers on the drains telling people not to dump anything because water from the drain flows to the river.

It's part of a pilot program started earlier this year by the Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium.

Earlier this spring, 50 storm drains were marked on the Coastal Carolina University campus, in Myrtle Beach and in other areas of Horry and Georgetown counties.

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