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*Hingham General News and Announcements*

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Notification of Mosquito Adulticide Applications

MEMORANDUM

 To:       Boards of Health of Member Towns

From:   Ross Rossetti, Acting Superintendent

Date:   May 4, 2022

Re:       Notification of Mosquito Adulticide Applications 

 Please be advised that the Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project will begin truck based adulticide applications on May 27, 2022 through October 2022.  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 (781-585-1276), drop off, or mail (272 South Meadow Rd Plymouth, Ma).  A list of streets to be sprayed the following the day will be updated by 3:00pm 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 adulticiding program is to control nuisance and/or virus carrying adult mosquitoes. The control material 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 .75-1fl oz. per acre.

Suspend SC (EPA Reg #432-763 at a rate of .5 fl oz per 1,000 sq ft

  Process to Exclude Property from Public Area Wide Pesticide Applications - State Regulation 333 CMR: 13:03 provides a method for homeowners to exclude their property from public area-wide pesticide applications.  For more information, please click on the following links: https://www.mass.gov/how-to/how-to-request-an-exclusion-or-opt-out-from-wide-area-pesticide-applications

 Our office will be open Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., if you have any questions or concern.

 Thank you,

Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project

 

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