Video: Cooper River Rediversion Project History
Video by Sean McBride
The Cooper River Rediversion Project is integral to the success of Charleston is many ways. The rediversion minimizes sedimentation rates into Charleston Harbor, saving $14-18 million per year in dredging costs. The St. Stephen Powerhouse provides electricity for more than 40,000 homes, and the fish lift passes around 750,000 fish every year.