The Berks County Conservation District Mosquito-Borne Disease Program will be conducting a truck mounted, ultra-low volume (ULV) mosquito control operation in Reading City. Residential and recreational areas will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin around dusk on Tuesday, August 11th.
High populations of adult mosquitoes capable of transmitting WNV have been detected in these areas.
The truck mounted ULV spray will be conducted by Berks County Conservation District. A staff member will be on-site for the application. The business license for Berks County is BU 1391. The product used will be AquaDuet applied at a rate of 1.0 oz/ac or less. This 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 cancelled, it will be rescheduled for Wednesday, August 12th.