THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
THE STATE RECLAMATION & MOSQUITO CONTROL BOARD
MOSQUITO CONTROL PROJECT
272 SOUTH MEADOW RD, PLYMOUTH, MA 02360
TELEPHONE (781) 585-5450 FAX (781) 582-1276
To: Boards of Health of Member Towns
From: Ross Rossetti, Superintendent
Date: May 5th, 2021
Re: Notification of Mosquito Adulticide Applications
Please be advised that the Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project will begin truck based adulticide applications on June 1, 2021 through October 2021. Spraying is conducted between 2AM and sunrise, Monday through Friday.
Plymouth County residents may request spraying of their area by phone (781-585-5450), fax (781-582-1276), drop off or mail (272 South Meadow Rd Plymouth, MA). A list of streets to be sprayed the following day will be updated by 2:30pm on our website: http://www.plymouthmosquito.org/spray-routes-for-adult-mosquito-control.html. Additionally, if an email is provided at the time of request, notifications will be sent prior to the application.
The purpose of our adulticide program is to control nuisance and/or virus carrying adult mosquitoes. The control materials used will be:
Duet ULV (EPA Reg. #1021-1795-8329) at a rate of .62 fl oz. per acre
Zenivex E4 RTU (EPA Reg. #2724-807) at a rate of .75-1 fl oz. per acre
Mavrik Perimeter (EPA Reg. #2724-478) at a rate of .5 fl oz. per 1,000 sqft
Process to Exclude Property from Wide Area Pesticide Applications - State Regulation 333 CMR: 13:03 provides a method for homeowners to exclude their property from wide area pesticide applications. For more information, please click on the following links: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/agr/pesticides/exclusion-of-wide-area-application-of-pesticides.html
Our office will be open Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., please call 781-585-5450 if you have any questions or concern.
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