Citywide Mosquito spraying underway in Goose Creek

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BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — Mosquito spraying is underway in Goose Creek, and will include the entire city. The spraying, which will not begin before 10 p.m. nightly through Nov. 5, is being conducted by the Goose Creek Department of Public Works.

There are seven Mosquito Abatement Areas in the city (a list of the neighborhoods included in each area is below). The schedule for spraying is as follows:

Area 5: completed Friday night (Oct. 28)
Area 6: Monday night, Oct. 31
Area 7: Tuesday night, Nov. 1
Area 2: Wednesday night, Nov. 2
Area 3: Thursday night, Nov. 3
Area 1: Friday night, Nov. 4
Area 4: Saturday night, Nov. 5

The neighborhoods and apartment complexes included in each Mosquito Abatement Area are below.

Area 1: Lindy Creek, Nello Farms, Woodland Heights, Quail Hill, Boulder Bluff, Montague Pointe, Montague Plantation, St. Charles Place, Coker’s Commons, Coker’s Crossing I and II, Medway Landing, Royal Oaks, Hayden Hill, Hayden Hollow, Hayden Ponds, Sophia Landing, Woodland Lakes, Old Moncks Corner Road, Braemoor, Colonial Heights.

Area 2: Fairfax, Indigo Place, Oak Creek, Longford Place, Greenwich Hall, Westminster Heights, Persimmon Hill, Marrington Villas/Cobblestone, St. Thomas Park.

Area 3: Brandywine Apartments, Shannon Park Apartments, Cherry Hill, Bridgecreek, Stratford Gardens, Stratford Forest, Branchwood Apartments, Foxborough Townhomes, Wallace Road, Parkside Drive, Foxborough, Genevia Road, Walkers Lane.

Area 4: Brickhope Greens, Birch Hollow, Long Leaf Plantation, Waterford Townhomes, Wedgewood, Liberty Hall Plantation.

Area 5: Bridgetown, Alston Court, Gibbes Forest, Bloomfield, Hunters Woods, Commons I, II, III, IV, Deerfield, Piedmonte Place.

Area 6: Lakeview Terrace, The Hamlets, The Preserve, Chatfield, Haleswood, Adthan Place, Stonehurst, Pembroke, Cadbury, Hearthstone, Bedford Chase, Friar’s Grove.

Area 7: Goose Creek Highlands, Bushy Park Terrace, Gardenia Villas, Greenview Acres, The Oaks, Foster Creek Rec. Field, Lakeview Commons, Camelot, Pineview.

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