Mosquito control operation to be conducted in Reading Monday evening

Due to the high levels of West Nile carrying mosquitoes discovered in the City of Reading, the Berks County Conservation District Mosquito-Borne Disease Program will be conducting a truck-mounted, ultra-low volume mosquito control operation on Monday, August 1, 2022, beginning at dusk.

The operation is focusing on the areas of 11th and Union streets and Charles Evans Cemetery due to the high levels of West Nile carrying mosquitoes in the area.

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Berks County Conservation District officials say residential and recreational areas will be sprayed for control of adult mosquitoes.

The product used will be AquaDuet applied at a rate of 1.0 oz/ac or less and 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 3rd.

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