SMETHPORT — The McKean County Mosquito Control Program will be conducting a truck mounted ultra-low volume (ULV) mosquito control operation in Eldred Township and Eldred Borough.

Residential and recreational areas in this township will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin late evening on Sunday and Tuesday.

High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in the areas through surveillance efforts.

The truck mounted ULV spray will be conducted by McKean Environmental Solutions LLC in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The business license is 13152. The product used will be Biomist 3+15 applied at a rate of 0.75 oz/ac. This product is designed to provide quick knockdown and effective control of adult mosquitoes.

Weather conditions, surveillance data, and other unexpected events could delay or cancel this spray operation. If this operation is cancelled due to weather conditions, it will be rescheduled for Monday and Wednesday. Contact Heather McKean at 814-598-3652 with questions or concerns.

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