Watching the Rivers

Some good news for those watching the rivers in Georgetown County… first of all, the river levels are falling. Secondly, the USGS (United Stated Geological Survey) installed four temporary river gauges to help us track the decline of this historic flood. The new river gauges are located along the Lynches River at the 41/51 bridge in Johnsonville; the Black River at the Fraser Street bridge in Georgetown; the Sampit River at the Highway 17 bridge in Georgetown; and the Pee Dee River at the Highway 17 bridge in Georgetown. These additional gauges will help allow us to watch the river…