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Edisto River near Givhans Ferry Stage (ft)Flow (kcfs)Highest Observation: 2.78 ft at 6:00PM Jun 27, 2016Highest Observation: 2.78 ft at 7:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 2.77 ft at 8:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 2.76 ft at 9:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 2.75 ft at 10:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 11:00PM Jun 27, 2016Observed: 2.74 ft at 12:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.73 ft at 1:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 2:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.72 ft at 3:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 4:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 5:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 6:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.7 ft at 7:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 9:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 10:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 11:00AM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 12:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 1:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 2:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 3:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 4:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 5:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 6:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.69 ft at 7:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 8:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 9:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.68 ft at 10:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 11:00PM Jun 28, 2016Observed: 2.67 ft at 12:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 1:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.66 ft at 2:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 3:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.65 ft at 4:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.64 ft at 5:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.63 ft at 6:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 7:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 8:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.62 ft at 9:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.61 ft at 10:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.6 ft at 11:00AM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.59 ft at 12:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.58 ft at 1:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.53 ft at 2:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 3:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.56 ft at 4:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 5:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.55 ft at 6:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.54 ft at 7:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.53 ft at 8:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.53 ft at 9:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.52 ft at 10:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.52 ft at 11:00PM Jun 29, 2016Observed: 2.51 ft at 12:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.5 ft at 1:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.5 ft at 2:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.49 ft at 3:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.49 ft at 4:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.48 ft at 5:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.48 ft at 6:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.47 ft at 7:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.48 ft at 8:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.47 ft at 9:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.46 ft at 10:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.46 ft at 11:00AM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.46 ft at 12:00PM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.45 ft at 1:00PM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.45 ft at 2:00PM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.43 ft at 3:00PM Jun 30, 2016Observed: 2.42 ft at 4:00PM Jun 30, 2016USGS--Water Resources of the United StatesGIVS1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (5:01PM Jun 30, 2016)ObservedLatest observed value: 2.42 ft at 4:00 PM EDT 30-Jun-2016. Flood Stage is 10 ft
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Datum: NGVD29
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NOTE: River forecasts for this location take into account past precipitation and the precipitation amounts expected approximately 48 hours into the future from the forecast issuance time.

NOTE: Forecasts for the Edisto River near Givhans Ferry are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 15
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 10
Action Stage: 9
Low Stage (in feet): 0

Historic Crests
(1) 17.50 ft on 02/01/1925
(2) 17.28 ft on 09/21/1945
(3) 17.00 ft on 08/01/1904
(4) 16.06 ft on 10/08/2015
(5) 15.84 ft on 06/14/1973
(6) 15.70 ft on 09/11/1928
(7) 15.54 ft on 01/16/1993
(8) 15.51 ft on 09/09/1979
(9) 15.50 ft on 09/01/1924
(10) 15.14 ft on 10/21/1964
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 13.73 ft on 02/09/2016
(2) 11.75 ft on 01/03/2016
(3) 13.27 ft on 11/10/2015
(4) 16.06 ft on 10/08/2015
(5) 10.33 ft on 04/25/2015
(6) 11.41 ft on 03/26/2015
(7) 11.34 ft on 03/06/2015
(8) 9.51 ft on 01/03/2015
(9) 9.21 ft on 04/27/2014
(10) 12.95 ft on 08/25/2013
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 0.56 ft on 08/17/2002
(2) 0.57 ft on 09/19/2011
(3) 0.62 ft on 07/26/2011
(4) 0.70 ft on 07/09/2012
(5) 0.79 ft on 06/20/2002
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15 major flooding occurs as the entire flood plain from Canadys to the Highway 17 Alternate area is inundated. Extensive damage occurs to homes and cabins throughout this area and most river access roads are impassable.
14.2 numerous homes along Happiness Lane are flooded. Water covers most of Hideaway Lane.
13 some homes near the end of Happiness Lane are flooded. Most homes and cabins along the river between Canadys and Norman Landing are accessible only by boat.
12.5 lower portions of Hideaway Lane flood. Water also covers the driveways in the Harts Bluff community.
12 most homes on Happiness Lane are accessible only by boat. Flooding also occurs along roadways south of Highway 17 Alternate including Camp Buddy Road.
11 Weeks Landing in Canadys is not accessible.
10 water affects the ends of numerous river access roads including Happiness Lane, Canon Road, Cardinal Lane, Huckleberry Hill Lane, and Gator Walk.
Photos
(1) Downstream view of the Edisto from the HW-61 bridge. River was at 16.03 feet.
(2) Downstream view of the Edisto from the HW-61 bridge. River was at 7.7 feet.
(3) Upstream view of the Edisto from the HW-61 bridge. River was at 16.03 feet.
(4) View of gauge from HW-61 bridge looking downstream. River was at 7.7 feet.
(5) View of gauge conduit and HW-61 bridge from left bank. River is at 7.7 feet.
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Latitude: 33.027379° N, Longitude: 80.392287° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD27

River Stage
Reference Frame
Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 10 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
Vertical Datum Elevation
(gauge height = 0)
Elevation
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
NAVD88 19.4919 29.4919 Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 20.46 30.46 Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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