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The Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control section protects the health of Hillsborough County residents by controlling nuisance and disease transmitting mosquitoes through the use of integrated pest management practices. Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control provides service for all of Hillsborough County, including for the residents of Plant City, Tampa and Temple Terrace.

Our spray trucks spray at 5:30 PM using Ultra Low Volume (ULV) technology that emit micro droplets of pesticide which linger in the atmosphere until they encounter a mosquito. Aerial sprays are done by helicopter or airplane at 7:00 PM with pesticide Anvil 10+10 ULV to control adult mosquitoes.

Disclaimer: Mosquito control activities are largely weather-driven, therefore it is not possible for Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control to publish a treatment schedule in advance. We can, however, show you where we've been concentrating our efforts, by truck and by aircraft.

Date Area Boundaries Method Zone/Area
10/29/2014 County Line, Dale Mabry, Lutz Lake Fern Truck Spray  Zone 2
10/29/2014 Crosstown, McKay Bay Nature, Tampa Bay Truck Spray Zone 69
10/29/2014 Gandy, Manhattan, Westshore, Everett, Tampa Bay Truck Spray Zone 70
10/29/2014 Everett, Manhattan, AFB N Bdry, Tampa Bay, Picnic Island Truck Spray Zone 71
10/29/2014 Gandy, Dale Mabry, AFB N Boundary, Manhattan Truck Spray  Zone 72
10/29/2014 Alafia River, I-75, Big Bend, Tampa Bay Truck Spray Zone 128
10/29/2014 Big Bend, I-75, 19th, Tampa Bay Truck Spray  Zone 143
10/29/2014 Big Bend, 1st, Tampa Bay Truck Spray Zone 146
10/29/2014 19th, I-75, Sun City Center, Hwy 41 Truck Spray Zone 147
10/29/2014 19th, 301, Sun City Center, I-75 Truck Spray Zone 148
10/29/2014 Sun City Center, 301, Little Manatee River, 36th Truck Spray Zone 154
10/27/2014 I-4, County Line, Alsobrook, James L Redman  Truck Spray Zone 108


**Watch the Florida Department of Health Mosquito Safety Public Service Announcement

    Contact Information
    Hillsborough County Mosquito and Aquatic Weed Control
    6527 Eureka Springs Road
    Tampa, FL 33610
    P: 813-635-5400