Top Discharges

Streamgauges reporting the most discharge on the Salkehatchie River

10 Day Trend

Discharge comparison for the highest gauges over the past 10 days

Expected Streamflow Ranges

Streamflow discharge range for this time of year

The Salkehatchie River originates near the City of Barnwell, South Carolina and accepts drainage from Turkey Creek and Whippy Swamp before merging with the Little Salkehatchie River to form the Combahee River Basin, which empties into Saint Helena Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Prior to the confluence, the Little Salkehatchie River accepts drainage from Lemon Creek, Buckhead Creek, and Willow Swamp. United States General William Tecumseh Sherman of the American Civil War marched his troops across this river and the swamps surrounding it on his way to capture Columbia, South Carolina. This crossing included winning the Battle of Rivers' Bridge, ... Source: Wikipedia