Partnership with DNREC – Mosquito Control

Date Posted: Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Town of Milton partners with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Mosquito Control section for the spraying of mosquitoes.  To follow is the message received from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL:

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A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL

Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Thursday, June 20, 2019:

Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas:

In Viola, in and near Camden-Wyoming, Ellendale, Milford, Milton, and Rehoboth Beach and near Frederica, Georgetown, Greenwood, Harrington, Hartly, Houston, Lewes, Lincoln, Magnolia, and Millsboro.

For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray zones:  89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 107, 108, 110, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 138, 140, 151, 152, 154, 155, 163, 164, 165, 166, 175, 178, and 179.

All insecticides to be used are registered with the USEPA for mosquito control and will be applied according to USEPA approved label instructions.  The USEPA has determined that the insecticides to be used do not pose unreasonable risks to human health, wildlife, or the environment.

For further information, please visit the Mosquito Control Spray Information site or view the Spray Zone Map.

Weather permitting, the Delaware Mosquito Control Section is planning an insecticide application of Anvil 10+10 (sumithrin/PBO) within a zone or zones you have subscribed to within the Delaware Notification Service.  This application will occur during evening hours tonight with a truck mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes.

All insecticides to be used are registered with the USEPA for mosquito control and will be applied according to USEPA approved label instructions. The USEPA has determined that the insecticides to be used do not pose unreasonable risks to human health, wildlife, or the environment.

For further information, please visit the Mosquito Control Spray Information site or view the Spray Zone Map.

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Spraying occurs periodically.  This post will be updated as DNREC notices are received.

Should additional treatment/spraying be needed, please contact Milton Town Hall for coordination.  302-684-4110