“The Northumberland County Conservation District will be conducting a truck mounted ultra-low volume (ULV) mosquito control operation in portions of the following townships or boroughs within Columbia County: South Center, Mifflin, Mifflinville, Bloomsburg, Berwick, Scott, Espy, North Center, Orange, Orangeville.
Residential and recreational areas in these townships will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin at dusk on Tuesday, September 21st.
High populations of nuisance mosquitoes, stemming from the flooding from Hurricane IDA, have been found in these areas.
The truck mounted ULV spray will be conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Northumberland County Vector Control program. The business license for PADEP and Northumberland County are BU 5976 and BU 8462, respectively. The product used will be AquaDuet applied at a rate of 1 ounce or less per acre. This product is designed to provide quick knockdown and effective control of adult mosquitoes.
Weather conditions and other unexpected events could delay or cancel this spray operation. If this operation is cancelled, it will be rescheduled for Wednesday, September 22nd. Please contact DEP at 717-678-2999 if there are any questions or concerns.”
Nathan Brophy | District Manager
Northumberland County Conservation District
441 Plum Creek Road
Sunbury, PA 17801-6064
office: 570-495-4665 x305