UPDATE: Gov. Nikki Haley on South Carolina Flooding

Columbia, SC- Gov. Nikki Haley offered a press conference earlier today to address flood recovery progress and provide information on available resources for victims.

Below are some of the updates:

  • $7 million approved for assistance so far
  • 100 rescues were made on Friday
  • 19 deaths thus far

Road closures update:

  • 16 miles on I-95 remain closed from mile markers 119 to135

Infrastructure update:

  • DHEC is waiving fees to check quality of well water
  • 20 dam breaches out of the 129 that are being monitored
  • 4,100 guardsmen continue to work in 18 counties
  • Divers are in waters assessing bridges

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