Mosquito control operation to be conducted in near Reading City Park

The Berks County Conservation District Mosquito-Borne Disease Program will be conducting a truck-mounted, ultra-low volume mosquito control operation in Reading, with a focus on the areas of 11th and Union streets and Reading City Park.

Residential and recreational areas will be sprayed for control of adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin around dusk on Wednesday, August 17, 2022. High populations of adult mosquitos capable of transmitting WNV have been detected in these areas.

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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 cancelled, it will be rescheduled for Thursday, August 18th.

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