The Congaree Riverkeeper notifies DHEC of high bacteria levels on May 20 in the Saluda River . DHEC finally issues public warnings against swimming on June 21 and shuts down recreational activities at Saluda Shoals Park. State legislators are upset about repeated violations by Carolina Water Service.
Hmm; isn’t DHEC exactly the kind of agency they expected following years of budget cuts? You get what you pay for.