Storm Ready Resources

We're committed to helping our downtown business owners prepare for and recover from hurricane season (June 1 through November 30) and potential flood events throughout the year. 

Below is a list of resources to help you get back on track should you experience flooding or damage after a storm.

Lastly, we urge our community to support local when it's safe to do so. Your local small business community—across all industries, are greatly impacted by major weather events. Even in the best scenarios when flooding and physical damage isn't a concern, the loss of business traffic can create an immediate loss of revenue. We urge you to put your dollars to work in our local economy and support our local business owners. Love where you live and support local!

Small Business Disaster Planning Resources

Florence County Emergency Management
City of Florence Weather Ready Resources Hurricane Toolkit for Businesses Weather and Disaster Planning for Small Businesses
Six expert hurricane season preparedness tips for your business
SBA Home & Business Disaster Loans
SC Emergency Management Planning for Small Businesses Tips
National Hurricane Center
SC Emergency Management Division
SC Emergency Manager App (Apple App Store Link)
SC Department of Insurance Hurricane Preparedness
SC Department of Health (SCDHEC) Hurricane and Flood Preparedness
SC Hurricane Guide


Flood Restoration Services

A&I Fire and Water Restoration - (888) 881-3473

ServiceMaster Fire & Water Restoration - (843) 665-7475

ServPro of Florence - (843) 665-4949

Rytech Restoration of the Pee Dee - Florence - (843) 305-8889

NSEW Water Restoration - (843) 230-4209


Utilities Services

City of Florence Water and Sewer Utility - call 843-665-3191 for after hours emergencies

Duke Energy 

Duke Energy Outage Map

Dominion Energy Natural Gas