Richland County IT/GIS Flood-Related Awards

Over the past year, the GIS division of the Information Technology department received two awards related to their contributions to disaster response/recovering during and in the aftermath of the 2015 flooding event.

Richland County Emergency Services Director’s Award

This award was given, ‘In recognition of dedication and outstanding contributions to Richland County emergency management during the millennium flood event October 2015’

J. Mitchell Graham Award – 2016 Honorable Mention

Each year the South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) grants the J. Mitchell Graham Award to counties that demonstrate innovation in projects that are designed and implemented to meet community needs. Richland County IT/GIS was recognized for the development and publication of geospatial resources to assist with 2015 flood disaster response/recovery.

Application materials and presentation can be found here: