Monday primed for Portsmouth mosquito spraying

Bees to remain unaffected during larvacide treatment

Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published Oct. 14, 2020
Updated: Oct. 13, 2020

Aerial Spraying

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct another round of aerial mosquito treatment Monday over federal property on Craney Island in Portsmouth.

Between 7 a.m.- 7 p.m., Eastern Aviation LLC – the district’s contractor – will spray liquid mosquito larvicide in the area. If weather conditions don’t allow spraying, the makeup date is Tuesday.

Beekeepers in the affected areas do not need to cover bees during spraying operations, officials said.

For continuous updates on mosquito spraying in the area, contact the Portsmouth Mosquito Hotline at 757-393-8666.

Norfolk District provides innovative engineering solutions – in collaboration with partners – to deliver water resources, military, interagency, environmental and disaster-response programs that make communities, the commonwealth of Virginia and nation a better place to work and live.