The Bucks County Department of Health West Nile Virus Program will conduct a limited adult mosquito control event on Wednesday Aug. 21 weather permitting. The spray will commence at dusk.
The areas to be sprayed will be the Morrisville Borough Sewer plant, and the following streets; Philadelphia, Delaware, Avenue E, Riverview, Penn, Cleveland, Harrison, Coleman, Robertson, Avenue W, Wright, Hall, Anderson, Baker, Royal, Western, Columbus, Manor, Ohio, Brooks, Hill, Dieter, Jessie, Post Roads East and West, Ida, Lenora and Bowling Green.
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. The spray truck to be used is a green Chevrolet truck with the County of Bucks seal on the side and the lead truck will be a Ford Ranger pickup also with the County of Bucks seal.
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.