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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 20, 2017

Swimming Advisory Lifted for the Saluda River

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A section of the Saluda River at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia is no longer under a swimming advisory, the Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today.

The affected area was the section of the river that runs the length of Saluda Shoals Park.

Based on DHEC observation at the CWS Friarsgate wastewater plant and recent samples taken at the wastewater plant the swimming advisory is lifted.  This was confirmed with sampling done by the Lower Saluda River Coalition on Wednesday, July 19th.  Go to the website, Howsmyscriver.org to see the latest weekly sample results taken by the Coalition.

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