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County Health Department to Spray Adult Mosquitoes August 7 at Tyler State Park

August 5, 2013

The Bucks County Department of Health West Nile Virus Program will conduct a limited adult mosquito control event on Wednesday August 7, 2013, weather permitting. The rain date will be August 8, 2013. The spray will commence at dusk. The area to be sprayed will be Tyler State Park in Northampton and Newtown townships.

The spray will be limited to the interior borders of the park. No spraying outside of the park will occur.

The application chemical will be Duet, to be applied using an ultra low volume truck mounted sprayer at a rate of .75 to one ounce per acre. One truck will be deployed during the event, a green Chevrolet truck with the County of Bucks seal on the side. In addition, one ATV will be participating in this spray.

For additional information about adult mosquitoes and West Nile Virus, please go to http://www.westnile.state.pa.us/. The Bucks County Department of Health can be reached at 215-345-3318.