Midlands Rivers Coalition issues advisory for parts of Congaree and Lower Saluda Rivers

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Officials are asking you to stay out of two area rivers for the time being. The Midlands Rivers Coalition issued swimming advisories for portions of the Congaree and Lower Saluda Rivers.

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Advisory map Courtesy: Midlands River Coalition

Officials say the City of Columbia experienced multiple sewer spills impacting the river. In addition, samples taken from the Lower Saluda River showed elevated bacteria levels.

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