Scheduled spray for Portsmouth mosquitos on Thursday

Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published Oct. 12, 2021
Updated: Oct. 12, 2021

Aerial Spraying

NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scheduled aerial mosquito treatment Thursday between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., over Craney Island federal proprerty.

Eastern Aviation LLC – the district’s contractor – will target developing mosquito larvae with granular larvicide sprayed by a dust-cropper-style aircraft.

The inclement-weather date is will be Friday.

Beekeepers in the area do not need to cover bees during spraying operations, as the chemical used does not affect bees.

The Portsmouth Mosquito Hotline provides continuous updates on all aerial mosquito spraying in the area and can be reached at 757-393-8666.

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