Lower Saluda River

Congaree River crests at 13 feet Wednesday – Parts of West Columbia, Cayce Riverwalks closed due to flooding

The Congaree River at Columbia crested earlier Wednesday at just over 13 feet. According to the Cogaree Riverkeeper the river was at at 12.51 feet around 3 p.m. Wednesday and it was slowly dropping. Parts of the West Columbia and Cayce Riverwalks have been closed due to flooding. The flooding occurred after water was released […]


Saluda River water level rising with Lake Murray drawdown

Lake Murray is releasing a significant amount of water from the dam over a 12-hour period beginning. Expect to see a noticeable increase in water levels along the Lower Saluda River, and the Congaree River. The West Columbia Fire Department announced the lake draw-down and said the river flow will increase with the water release. […]


Streams swell from torrential rains in West Columbia, Sunday, with video

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood warning for parts of Lexington County, Sunday afternoon, as storms that could produce up-to 3 inches of rain moved through. West Columbia, Cayce, Springdale, Lexington, South Congaree, Pine Ridge, and the Columbia Metro Airport were included in the Flash Flood warning. West Columbia was once named Brookland […]