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August 7, 2003
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Friday night mosquito spray scheduled

Action comes in response to mosquito pools testing positive for West Nile. Due to the discovery of mosquito pools that have tested positive for the West Nile virus, Riverside County Vector Control will be spraying an insecticide in some areas of Moreno Valley beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2008.

“We’re not going to be able to eradicate West Nile with this spraying, but we can knock down the adult mosquito population, and this may help reduce the likelihood of infection among humans,” said Barry Hess of Riverside County Vector Control.

Technicians will spray the insecticide Permanone in the following areas of Moreno Valley where mosquito pools were located:

  • Sandpiper & Rowe
  • Oliver & Rockwood
  • Sycamore Canyon & Waterfall
  • Heacock & Parkland
  • Oliver and John F. Kennedy Drive

This afternoon, officials posted signs in the area alerting residents of Friday night’s scheduled spraying.

For more information, contact Riverside County Vector control at 951.766.9454.