The Berks County Conservation District Mosquito-Borne Disease Program will be conducting a truck mounted, ultra-low volume mosquito control operation in the City of Reading.
Residential and recreational areas will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin around dusk on Tuesday, August 11th.
The truck-mounted ULV spray will be conducted by Berks County Conservation District. The product used will be AquaDuet applied at a rate of 1.0 oz/ac or less.
High populations of adult mosquitos capable of transmitting West Nile Virus have been detected in these areas. The product is designed to provide quick knockdown and effective control of adult mosquitoes.
Weather conditions and other unexpected events could delay or cancel this spray operation. If this operation is canceled, it will be rescheduled for Wednesday, August 12th.
To reduce mosquito populations in your yard, official ask the public to not allow any standing water, for example in tires, buckets, birdbaths, etc.