District to spray for mosquitoes in Lodi
LODI — In response to increased adult mosquito populations and the detection of West Nile virus in the south county, the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District is preparing to conduct mosquito population control operations in the Lodi area.
Ground spraying for adult mosquitoes is scheduled for between 4 to 6 a.m. either Friday or Saturday in the rural north county. Spraying will be range from West Jahant Road and the Mokelumne River south to West Peltier Road, between Devries and North Bender roads.
The district is also targeting mosquitoes in their aquatic larval stage. The aerial larviciding will be along the San Joaquin River, Mokelumne River and Stanislaus River corridors, as well as other areas of significant flooding.
Aerial spraying for larval mosquito control is scheduled for between 7 a.m. and noon either Thursday or Friday in the White Slough Wildlife Area.
Spray schedule may change depending on weather and wind conditions.