The Bucks County Department of Health West Nile Virus Program will conduct a limited adult mosquito control event on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, weather permitting. The spray will commence at dusk.
The area to be sprayed will be the Red Rose Gate section of Middletown Township. The Oxford Valley Golf Club in Falls Township also will be sprayed.
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 used, a green Chevrolet truck with the County of Bucks seal on the side. There will be a lead truck, a Ford Ranger pickup also with a county seal. Additional equipment will be used as needed.
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.