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Hillsborough Mosquito Management Spraying by Air the Evening of July 13 and 14

Hillsborough County, Fla. (July 9, 2021) - Hillsborough County Mosquito Management Services will be conducting aerial applications of Dibrom to control adult mosquitoes on Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 14 between 8:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. at the following locations:

Town 'N' Country

North Boundary: West Hillsborough Avenue
South Boundary: Old Tampa Bay (body of water)
East Boundary: Veterans Expressway
West Boundary: Racetrack Road

South Tampa

North Boundary: West Gandy Boulevard
South Boundary: Tampa Bay (body of water)
East Boundary: Hillsborough Bay (body of water)
West Boundary: Picnic Island

Ruskin

North Boundary: Goat Island
South Boundary: Cockroach Bay (body of water)
East Boundary: U.S. 41
West Boundary: Hillsborough Bay (body of water)

Apollo Beach

North Boundary: Big Bend Road
South Boundary: East College Avenue
East Boundary: U.S. 41/Interstate 75
West Boundary: Tampa Bay (body of water)

Gibsonton

North Boundary: Symmes Road
South Boundary: Big Bend Road
East Boundary: Interstate 75
West Boundary: Tampa Bay

The mission will be flown by a twin-engine airplane at an altitude of 300 feet.
First alternate spray date: July 15, 2021
Second alternate spray date: July 16, 2021

For more information, contact Hillsborough County Mosquito Management Services at (813) 635-5400.

Stop Mosquitoes from Living and Multiplying Around Your Home

Residents may have standing water around their homes that can support the breeding of mosquitoes. Follow these tips from the Florida Department of Health to help prevent mosquito breeding:

  • Drain water from garbage cans, house gutters, pool covers, coolers, toys, flower pots, buckets, watering cans, kiddie pools, and any other container where rainwater has collected.
  • Discard old tires, drums, bottles, cans, pots and pans, broken appliances, and other items that may collect water.
  • Clean out rain gutters and downspouts regularly.
  • Empty and clean birdbaths and pet water bowls at least once or twice a week.
  • Protect boats and vehicles from rain with tarps that do not accumulate water.
  • Keep swimming pools in good condition, and maintain chlorination.

For more information on Hillsborough County Mosquito Management and tips on preventing or reducing mosquitoes, visit HCFLGov.net/Mosquito.

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