Spraying Scheduled For Thursday NightThe
City of Benbrook is spraying for mosquitoes within a half-mile radius of the 14
block of Mont Del Drive in Benbrook. The
spray area is generally bounded by Bellaire Drive to the north; SH-183 to the
south; Bellaire Drive to the west; and Bryant Irving Road to the east (see
map). The City will not spray beyond the
crews will begin spraying at approximately 11:00 PM on Thursday evening, October
18, and conclude by 6:00 AM the following morning, Friday, October 19, weather
spraying is in response to a positive reading of West Nile Virus in a mosquito
found in one of the traps used to obtain samples for testing, as confirmed by
Tarrant County Public Health.
amount of mosquito control pesticide that is sprayed from the truck is not
harmful to people or pets. However, as with any pesticide, it is a good
idea to keep exposure to a minimum.
City of Benbrook would like to remind residents of the importance of taking
personal protective measures to safeguard against West Nile Virus. Residents should routinely dump standing
water on their property, use repellent, and dress appropriately if outdoors,
especially from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
For more information, contact Bennett Howell at
817-249-6063 or email@example.com.
Bennett C. Howell, III, PE, CFMDirector of Public Services