Adulticide – Trenton & Ray – 8/5/2021

Posted on August 3, 2021

Notice of ground adulticide campaign with image showing a mosquito crossed out

The Williston Vector Control District is tentatively scheduled to conduct ground adulticide treatments for the Ray and Trenton spray blocks on Thursday, August 5th. Please keep a distance of at least 300 ft while the trucks are spraying.

All treatments will take place near sunset, weather and conditions permitting. Specific treatment dates and locations will be updated on this post and on the Williams County Facebook page by about 4 pm on the scheduled treatment day.

For more information and a map of the WVCD Spray Blocks, refer to the Spray Reports webpage.

Williston Vector Control uses Zenivex E20 for adult mosquito control treatments (adulticides), which contains the active ingredient Etofenprox. Zenivex E20 is a product approved for use in residential areas by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

To avoid mosquito bites, citizens are advised to take extra precautions when spending time outdoors during the hours of dusk to dawn during the summer months. Wearing long sleeve tight knit shirts and long pants, limiting time outdoors during these times, and using a mosquito repellent such as DEET, Picardin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus are good actions to take to prevent bites. Citizens can help prevent mosquito re-population by eliminating standing water on their property.

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