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Mosquito Control

Santee Cooper's mosquito control program, currently referred to as Vector Management, was housed in our first permanently erected building in the late 1930s. It was instrumental in the eradication of malaria from the region by 1950 and continues to control disease carrying and nuisance mosquitos.

 

Spray Schedule:

Tuesday, November 1 (evening)

St. Julien Extension Section 1, St. Julien Extension Section 2, St. Julien, Fountain, Fountain Lake, Belvedere Section III, Belvedere Section II, Belvedere, Sinkler, Eutaw Spings, Ferguson's Landing.

Pinopolis area.

Bluff Subdivision,  Bluff View Subdivision,  Red Bank I Subdivision, Red Bank II Subdivision, Low Falls Subdivision, High Hill Subdivision, Calhoun Subdivision, Washington Point Subdivision, Popular Creek Landing, Santee State Park, Mill Creek Subdivision, Mill Creek Campground.

Polly’s Landing, Cooper’s Landing, Prince (I,II,III), Palmetto Shores Campground, Francis Marion

Wednesday, November 2 (evening)

Overton Subdivision, Thornley Subdivision, Thornley Forest Subdivision,  Thornley Forest II Subdivision,   Thornley Extension Subdivision,  Old Santee Canal Park, Locklear Landing.

Goat Island, Goat Island Resort, Taw Caw Landing and Park, Taw Caw Campground, W.B. Davis Subdivision, Gin Pond Subdivision, Taw Caw Subdivision.

Church Branch Subdivision, Davis Subdivision, Clark Subdivision, Wyboo Subdivision, Frierson Subdivision, Alex Harvin Landing, White Oak (I, II, III) Subdivisions, Rowland Subdivision, West Wyboo Subdivision, Scarbough’s Landing, Camp Bob Cooper, Wyboo Pointe Campground

Thursday, November 3 (evening)

Cross Subdivision, S & S Campground, Johnston’s Landing, Black's Campground, Diversion Canal, Big Oak Campground, Hall’s Subdivision,  Angel’s Landing.

DuBois, DuBois Extension, Live Oak, Black Oak, Bonneau Park, General Moultrie I, General Moultrie II.

Snug Harbor, Lake Marion Shores, Watergate, Stevens, Joyce Rd./Lizzie Creek, Cypress Point, Eagle Point, Lighthouse, Lakeshore Dr. 

No runs planned for Friday, November 4, due to projected unsuitable spray conditions. 

 Spray operations typically begin at official sunset. All spray operations are contingent upon appropriate weather conditions.

Aquatic Weed Control

Santee Cooper's Analytical and Biological Services division is responsible for the identification and control of invasive and nuisance aquatic weeds on the lakes.

Non-native and invasive aquatic vegetation like hydrilla, water hyacinth and crested floating heart can have a detrimental affect on the lakes' ecosystem, which is why Santee Cooper is committed to controlling their spread. Treatments include use of the EPA-approved herbicides and stocking the lake with sterile carp that feed on hydrilla.

Please report nuisance vegetation to Analytical and Biological Services at 843-761-4101 or 843-761-8000 ext. 4564.



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