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Notice of Mosquito Spraying
Release Date: September 09, 2015

Notice of Truck Mounted ULV Spraying

The Sussex County Department of Environmental and Public Health Services, Office of Mosquito Control has scheduled a truck mounted ULV application on

Thursday September 10, 2015 between the hours of 4AM and 7AM.

The Office of Mosquito Control will be using the product: Duet - EPA REG. NO.: 1021-1795-8329 with active ingredients of Prallethrin, Sumithrin and Piperonyl Butoxide.


The application will be made in the Town of Newton in the following areas: Memory Park, Trinity Street and connecting roads, East Clinton Street and connecting roads, Mount View Street.

This is a mist spray using Ultra Low Volume (ULV) from a pickup truck mounted sprayer. Application rate is approximately 1 fluid ounces per acre (less than the equivalent of one shot glass over one acre - 43,560 square feet).


The application is to target Adult Mosquitoes to reduce nuisance populations and prevent the spread of West Nile Virus.


You may contact James McDonald, Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist at 973-948-4545 from 8AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday, if you have any questions.

In case of inclement weather, the spray route will be rescheduled the following night if possible.

To anyone who may reference or repost, please be as accurate as possible or refer them to our website at: www.sussex.nj.us/mosquito

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