Drones Provide Critical Information to County Government
Track: Disaster and Emergency Management
Authors: Justin Schools, Timothy Oliver
Drone usage in the private sector is rapidly increasing. Horry County SC is seeing the benefits of using drones to support not only disasters, but core line of businesses are being supported by drone flights and using Drone2Map to process and value add to the imagery. Data is used for disaster preparedness and damage assessments providing FEMA post disaster documentation. Drone flights are being used to fly commercial properties for stormwater billing purposes, enabling same year billings.