Coast Guard establishes safety zone in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, SC

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, SC
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Waccamaw River in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper ash pond in Conway, S.C., effective 7 a.m., Saturday through Oct. 19 or waters recede. State and Federal authorities have determined that potential hazards associated with and resulting from high waters of the Waccamaw River are present...

Coast Guard to hold Special Local Regulation on Waccamaw River

BUCKSPORT, S.C. – The Coast Guard is to hold a Special Local Regulation (SLR) on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on Saturday and Sunday from approximately 11:30 a.m., until 7:00 p.m., each day during the Outboard Drag Boat Association “Draggin’ on the Waccamaw” boat race. The SLR will encompass all waterways of the Waccamaw River from mile marker 377 to 378. The SLR is enforced to protect...