Town of Erie Summer 2016 Mosquito Control

Town of Erie Summer 2016 Mosquito Control

The Town of Erie has contracted with OtterTail Environmental, Inc. to provide the Town’s mosquito surveillance and control activities for the 2016 season.

OtterTail Environmental, Inc. services will include:

  • Routine inspections, larval control, targeting and mapping of larval detected areas, larvicide applications, and catch basins

  • Follow up checks of sites 24 hours following inspections and treatments
  • A toll free 24 hour mosquito hotline and an online form that has with a 24 hour response time (Monday-Friday) for residents to use to submit mosquito annoyance complaints
  • Weekly inspection, identification and reporting of mosquito species captured within five permanent and additional ‘floater’ trap(s) as needed
  • Monthly reports of services performed, calls received, and actions taken as well as a comprehensive annual report detailing the season’s activities
OtterTail Environmental, Inc. will provide adult mosquito spraying services for Erie throughout the summer. Needs will be based upon a combination of Public Health Department recommendations, residential complaints, mosquito populations and the season’s potential West Nile Virus activity. In advance of any residential spraying applications, the Town will provide public notices and OtterTail Environmental, Inc. will contact any community residents that have requested they be notified.

The Town of Erie will be updating every Tuesday afternoon to reflect the sprayings that will be scheduled in Town for Wednesday evenings.  The Town of Erie will also post notifications on the Town’s official Facebook page.    This updated notification service will allow OtterTail Environmental, Inc. to have the most accurate trap counts and offer better efficiency in their services. 

Contact OtterTail Environmental, Inc. to be notified prior to spraying operations in your neighborhood or to report high levels of mosquito activity, standing water or to add any potential breeding sites on private property into the surveillance program.

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