Get prepared for mosquito spraying in Portsmouth.
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Portsmouth will manner joint aerial mosquito spraying on Monday, August 21 at federal property on Carney Island, adjacent city property, and the Church land area north of state Route 162.
Climate permitting; the mid-air spraying will be conducted among the hours of 7:30 p.m. and 9:50 p.m.
Crabbe Aviation L.L.C. will use an Air Tractor, a fixed-wing airplane, to scatter Trumpet EC, a formulation of Dibrom, to objective flying mature mosquitoes. The plane will conduct low-flying scatter operations in the area.
Beekeepers in the area should keep their bees covered throughout the spraying operations and populaces with recognized sensitive to reactions are advice to wait indoors.