The Reedy River is rising significantly and is expected to flood parts of the Swamp Rabbit Trail and nearby parking lots. Significant flooding of parking lots and walkways along the Reedy River between Academy St and Reedy Falls is likely. Significant flooding of low-lying areas adjacent to and including the Swamp Rabbit Trail is ongoing. First responders near Greenville, South Carolina, rescued about 30 people trapped inside a business due to flooding on the Reedy River late Thursday afternoon, according to WSPA. The Reedy River is beginning to flood Westfield St, forcing closure. commun., September 25, 2012). Via the Saluda and Congaree Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Santee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean The Reedy River Falls: Big Brother. USGS 02164000 REEDY RIVER NEAR GREENVILLE, SC. Hudson St. flooding begins. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. 11: Minor Flooding continues. Back then, Holleman remembers how the Reedy River would turn green and blue from pollutants dumped upstream by manufacturing plants. Since those days, the river has been cleaned up significantly, and Holleman himself has become a national authority on environmental issues, having appeared on 60 Minutes and addressed Congress. Significant rises along the Reedy River and the Saluda River are ongoing and areas of new flooding are expected to develop through Thursday evening as it … Latest video, pictures of flooding in the area. In the neighboring Reedy River basin, damage costs for the 2004 flood in downtown Greenville were reported to be $5.8 million (Burrus and Pelis-sier, 2011). Within Lake Greenwood, the Reedy River joins the Saluda River, combining as one of our state’s eight major river basins. Rain gauges are located at the northern and southern ends of the city and current rain gauge information for the Reedy River is available online. Heavy rain continues to move through Upstate, WNC, flash flooding warnings in place Local News Posted: May 20, 2020 / 08:47 AM EDT / Updated: May 20, 2020 / 12:54 PM EDT A waterway and its quality mirrors the landscape within which it flows. Latest video, pictures of flooding in the area. Flood plains along the Saluda River study reach are moderately developed and contain a … Richland Creek will also likely rise and flood Cleveland Park. The Reedy River is a tributary of the Saluda River, about 65 miles (105 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States.