New gauge installed on Black River to help predict flood events

first_img Pender County says the gauges measure water levels to warn first responders and residents who live and work near flood-prone areas.The new gauge will join the more than 560 river and coastal gauges across the state. The Black River flooded parts of western Pender County on Oct. 11, 2016. (Photo: WWAY) PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Nearly two years after major flooding during Hurricane Matthew, people who live near the Black River in Pender County now have a better warning system in place to predict flooding.A new flood gauge, which provides real time data, has been installed in the river.- Advertisement – last_img

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