SCE&G Opens Spill Gate Due to Rising Level of Lake Murray

Jan 1, 2016

Due to continued inflows into Lake Murray overnight, SCE&G reopened one spill gate at the Saluda Hydro facility. SCE&G has notified emergency officials and will continue management of the lake by opening the one spill gate at noon today releasing up to an additional 18,000 CFS inflow into the Lower Saluda River. SCE&G will continue to monitor lake levels to determine if additional actions will be necessary over the next 24 hours. The company advises residents to remain alert to SCE&G social media outlets, local news channels and local officials for additional information. You can find SCE&G on Twitter at @scegnews.