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Aerial Mosquito Spraying to be Conducted June 24, 2020

Horry County Government will conduct aerial spraying for mosquitos Wednesday, June 24, 2020, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and dusk, weather permitting in the following locations:

  • Green Sea area/ Hwy 76, Boggy Branch, Mt Olive Church Rd., Lovett Ln, are the four corners
  • Longs, N 905 area/ Fries bay Rd, Pleasant Grove, Waccamaw Ln, N 905, are the four corners

The Horry County Stormwater Department operates the mosquito control program and offers regular service to residents in the unincorporated area of Horry County. In addition, anyone in the unincorporated areas that would like to request mosquito spraying in their area can call the Road and Drainage Hotline at (843) 381-8000. To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies or fill out a no-spray zone form on our website.

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals. Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying. In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.



Horry County to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Spraying This Week

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

  • September 19, 2019- Hwy 378 and Bucksport areas
  • September 20, 2019- Juniper Bay area and Highway 905/Highway 22 area

Aerial spraying will be conducted 30-minutes prior to sunset and 30-minutes after sunset, weather permitting. 

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals. Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying. In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies. An interactive map will be posted here

In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.



Florence Flooding Update: Aerial & Truck Spraying Schedules

Weather permitting, Horry County will be conducting the following mosquito spraying: 

Aerial spraying(begins approximately 30-minutes prior to sunset):

  • Thursday, September 27-Hwy 430, Hwy 76 & Alma Road areas. (Alternate flight date is 10/1)
  • Friday, September 28-Calvary Chruch Road, Bedford Road & Little Mille Road areas. (Alternate flight date is 10/2)

Truck spraying:

  • Thursday, September 27 beginning at 6:30 p.m.-Hwy 111, Hwy 50 & Hwy 90 areas.
  • Additional truck spraying will occur Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30 in areas to be determined.

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals.  Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.  In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating. 

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies. 

Horry County residents (ONLY) can request spraying and/or report bee colonies by visiting our website at www.horrycounty.org or by calling the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at (843) 381-8000.



Mosquito Spraying Schedule For September 6, 2017

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas: 

  • September 6 – Highway 90 area between Wildhorse Drive & Old Wampee Road 

Aerial spraying will be conducted in the evenings usually between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and dusk, weather permitting.  
 
The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals.  Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.  In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.
 
To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies.  In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.

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Mosquito Spraying Schedule

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

  • November 3 – South/Southeast of Loris-Cedar Branch Road, Hemingway Road, Williamson Circle Road areas and Highway 905 area between Red Bluff Road and Loop Circle
  • November 4 – Wampee/Hwy 57 area (near Little River)-Highway 90 area between Monica Drive and Bell Road and Highway 905 area between Old Pireway Road and Highway 22.

Aerial spraying will be conducted in the evenings usually between 7 p.m. and dusk weather permitting. 

The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals.  Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.  In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies.  In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000



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