Current Application Activities

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Truck-Mounted Application:

WHERE: The application area is within the boundaries of Avenue 60, Monroe Street, 62nd Avenue, and Madison Avenue.

WHEN: The District anticipates favorable weather conditions Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 1-3, 2020. Applications are scheduled between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m

Mosquito Control Product: DeltaGard

Recently completed applications.

Aerial Application:

WHERE: The application area is near the Salton Sea shoreline and is within the boundaries of Highway 111, Arthur Street, Johnson St, and the Salton Sea high tide level on the South.

WHEN: The District anticipates favorable weather conditions Friday, May 15 - Sunday, May 17, 2020. Applications are scheduled between 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m

Mosquito control product: Duet

General Information - Control of Adult Mosquitoes

In the case of an increase in the number of mosquitoes in a particular area, or detection of an arthropod-borne virus in mosquitoes, wild birds, or humans, the District may decide to conduct ground or aerial ultra low volume (ULV) adulticiding activities.

Ground ULV is carried out usually in urban areas with special equipment mounted on the truck to control adult mosquitoes. Aerial ULV is usually carried out in rural areas by helicopter or small airplane. The adulticides are applied at very low dosages. The low dosages, plus natural degradation by UV light and water, ensure minimal risk. The District uses pyrethroid-based products for ground and aerial ULV adulticiding. Pyrethroids are a synthetic insecticide, modeled after a botanical insecticide produced primarily from the flowers of Tanacetum cinerariaefolium, which is a species of chrysanthemum plant family, which acts as the plant’s own insecticide to keep insects away.

At the time of adulticiding the District will post the information on its website as well as in the area. For questions, please contact the District at 760-342-8287 or by email. To be notified via email of any adulticiding activities, please sign up for notifications here.

If you would like to request that ground adult control applications are not made to your property, please complete this form and the District will try to accommodate the request without jeopardizing public health.