Mosquito Spraying Underway in the City
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - After the recent heavy rains, there's an overwhelming number of pesky mosquitoes making Corpus Christi home. The City's Vector Control unit is taking precautions to deal with the irritating insects by spraying neighborhoods in an effort to bring us some relief.
Thursday, June 28, crews will be in Route 28 and 29. (Flour Bluff south of State Highway 358)
Friday, June 29, Route 11, 30 and 31 will be sprayed. (North Beach and the Island)
Saturday June 30th – Route 10 and 13 (West of Port Avenue, south of Leopard Street and east of State Highway 358)
Sunday July 1st – Route 14, 15, portion of 21 (Old Brownsville Road to Weber Road, to State Highway 358. Portion of Area 21: South of Saratoga Boulevard, west of Everhart Road to Weber Road, and south to Yorktown Boulevard)
Monday July 2nd – Route 17 and 19 (The area encompassing Ocean Drive, Ayers Street, Staples Street, State Highway 358 and Airline Road)
These schedules are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions and wind speeds.
Workers have also treated standing water in ditches citywide with larvicide and are monitoring mosquito traps posted across the city.
We encourage residents to assist by draining and treating any standing water on their property.