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Moab Mosquito Abatement District (MMAD)

Posted on: September 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Mosquito Spraying on Sept. 9, 2019 and spray route

Mosquito Abatement District_PSA_9 Sep 2019 and Spray Route

The Moab Mosquito Abatement District (MMAD), with assistance fromthe Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement (SLCMAD) will be sprayingto control for Aedes aegypti adult mosquitoes (a potentially serious new invasive mosquitospecies to Moab), which were discovered in Moab on 29 August 2019.  The second round of sprayingwill take placetonight, (Monday night), 9 September,from 10:00pm until we are finished.There will be twospray trucks out.We have increased our perimeter for spraying: there will be two zones, Zone 1 and Zone2.  Zone 1 will start at the intersection of 100 North and Hwy 191 (Main Street), will travel south on Hwy 191 to E Holyoak Lane where it meets the intersection of  Mill Creek Drive, proceeding up Mill Creek Drive to include Powerhouse Lane, and then back along the east side of Moab to complete the route where it started.Zone 2 will start at the intersection of Rubicon Trail and Hwy 191, will travel south on Hwy 191 to Dogwood Avenue/Doc Allen Drive, to 500 West, to include Bartlett subdivision, Moab Regional Hospital, Portal Vista, Grand Oasis, Stewart Lane, and then north to complete the route where it started.Please see attached .pdf of spray routes.Zones will be sprayed simultaneously with a Sheriff’s Department escort to ensure ease of traffic flow.We will be sprayingwith Biomist insecticide, a synthetic pyrethroid containing permethrin.An Aedes aegyptipopulation is extremely difficult to control once it becomes established. We are extremelyconcerned with preventingthis species from becoming established in Moab. We appreciate your understanding.Thank you,Moab Mosquito Abatement District

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