The City of Duncanville, at the recommendation and in cooperation with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS), will be conducting ground spraying against mosquitos. Due to the inclement weather forecast, ground spraying will occur on Wednesday, September 5, and Thursday, September 6, between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am (weather permitting). If the weather prohibits spraying on Wednesday night, spraying will be done on Thursday and Friday nights. To view the areas scheduled for ground spraying, click here.
Residents living near this area are encouraged to remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying.
City Staff will continue to monitor areas where mosquito breeding is most likely to occur. To prevent the spread of mosquitoes, residents should remove all areas of standing water report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitoes are likely to breed to the Health and Code Enforcement Department. Everyone should continue to protect themselves against the West Nile Virus by using insect repellent containing DEET. Citizens are also encouraged to remain indoors during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.
For more information on the scheduled ground mosquito spraying in Duncanville, contact Health Inspector Mike Plemons at 972-740-1163.