DUNCANVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) — After the detection of West Nile Virus in mosquito traps in the 75116 and 75137 zip codes, the city of Duncanville is preparing to conduct ground spraying.
The mosquito spraying will happen Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Spraying will be performed in targeted areas within the city.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Shot To Death Outside Hurricane Harbor In Arlington
If weather prohibits spraying on Thursday night, spraying will be conducted on Friday and Saturday nights.READ MORE: Community Groups Want To Help Reduce Violent Crime In Dallas
It is suggested that residents living within the spray zone remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying.MORE NEWS: Eye On Culture: Dallas Holocaust And Human Rights Museum Fulfilling Its Mission To Educate
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. Residents should also report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitoes are likely to breed to either City of Duncanville Health Services or Code Enforcement.