Water turns red in Union creek, SCDHEC investigates.
DHEC issued the following statement:
“DHEC staff responded to the scene, and we have spoken with Union County Emergency Management Division (EMD), the City of Union, and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A break in an effluent line appears to have been the cause of the red water, and the line break has reportedly been repaired. For details, please contact Union County EMD.
DHEC staff observed no impacted wildlife or plants. At this time, there is no known threat to human health or the environment.”