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Cayce boil water advisory citywide, roads closed, issues emergency numbers

Cayce boil water advisory citywide, roads closed, issues emergency numbers

From the City of Cayce Please remember that our City is under a citywide boil water advisory. As an extra precaution, we are asking that all residents boil their water before using! We are asking that ALL residents please stay off the road today as more rain is coming. If you are an emergency personnel or absolutely must travel, please […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Boil water advisory, river flooding could cause sewage overflow

Boil water advisory, river flooding could cause sewage overflow

Boil Water Advisory Issued Out of a precaution to address possible sewer overflow issues due to flooding in areas along the Saluda and Congaree Rivers, the City of West Columbia is advising all water customers in the following areas to vigorously boil their water for at least one (1) full minute prior to drinking or cooking: All West Columbia water […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
West Columbia, Springdale offices closed, Monday, garbage pickup postponed

West Columbia, Springdale offices closed, Monday, garbage pickup postponed

City of West Columbia offices will be closed Monday, October 5, 2015 due to inclement weather. People are asked to check the city’s website at www.westcolumbiasc.gov for information on when city offices will reopen Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Only emergency services and critical area West Columbia personnel should report to work. Also closed: Springdale Town Hall will be closed Monday. Trash […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gervais Street Bridge closed, I-26 EB Exit 110 closed

Gervais Street Bridge closed, I-26 EB Exit 110 closed

The Gervais Street Bridge, over the Congaree River in West Columbia, is closed. Law enforcement officials were on the bridge around 3 p.m. Sunday, blocking traffic. Earlier in the day onlookers lined the bridge to look at the rising water of the river after SCE&G opened a spillway to release high water in Lake Murray, into the Saluda River. The […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Mt. Hebron UMC opens Emergency Shelter.

Mt. Hebron UMC opens Emergency Shelter.

If you are in the West Columbia Area and have been told to evacuate, Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church is open as an Emergency Shelter. We are limited in what we can provide at this time, but we can offer a warm, dry place to sleep. *Please bring your own bedding. **There are no shower facilities available at this time. […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Cayce closes I-26 ramp, abides by curfew and suggests evacuation

Cayce closes I-26 ramp, abides by curfew and suggests evacuation

The City of Cayce is shutting down I-26 West entrance ramp from US 321 South due to water from the Congaree Creek flooding. The City of Cayce is also conducting a voluntary evacuation of the Riverland Park area. Officers will be in the area to assist residents. Please let us know if you need help! 794-0456 The City of Cayce […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County recommends evacuation, issues curfew

Lexington County recommends evacuation, issues curfew

Lexington County recommends evacuation, issues curfew Lexington County emergency management officials recommend the voluntary evacuation of all locations within a quarter mile of the banks of the Lexington County side of the Saluda and Congaree rivers. This voluntary evacuation recommendation is based on information received from SCE&G concerning its plans to release more water from the Lake Murray Dam, which […]

by · October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County posts list of closings

Lexington County posts list of closings

 County of Lexington Government Office Closures   Due to the recent rain event, poor road conditions and road closures in Lexington County, the following facility closings and garbage collection schedule adjustments are necessary: All County of Lexington Government Offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 5. This includes the following offices: County Libraries Lexington County Recreations and Aging Commission Offices and […]

by · October 4, 2015 · 2 comments · NEWS
River level increases substantially in 24 hours, photos

River level increases substantially in 24 hours, photos

From Saturday to Sunday, as water flowed downstream, the Congaree River rose substantially.  These are photos taken Saturday and then Sunday. Onlookers lined the Gervais Street Bridge Sunday to witness the historical flood and high water level. Click on photos to enlarge.    

by · October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington School District Two and Four schools closed Monday

Lexington School District Two and Four schools closed Monday

CLOSED MONDAY Oct 5 Lexington School District Two and Lexington School District Four.    

by · October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · NEWS
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