Ground Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Thursday and Friday

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Duncanville – The City of Duncanville, at the recommendation and in cooperation with the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS), will be conducting ground spraying against mosquitos on Thursday, October 12, and Friday, October 13, between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am, weather permitting. If the weather prohibits spraying on Thursday night, spraying will be done on Friday and Saturday nights. Spraying will be performed in the Highgate area.

Residents living near this area are encouraged to remain indoors and bring their pets inside during spraying.

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 report all pools that are not well maintained and abandoned homes where mosquitoes are likely to breed to the Health and Code Enforcement Department. Everyone should continue to protect themselves against the West Nile Virus by using insect repellent containing DEET. Citizens are also encouraged to remain indoors during dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

For more information on the scheduled ground mosquito spraying in Duncanville, contact Health Inspector Mike Plemons at 972-740-1163. For a copy of the spray map, visit

2 Responses to Ground Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Thursday and Friday

  1. Who can explain the types of insecticide being used, and it’s effects on pets, wild birds, insects, and humans?

    Ed Darrell
    Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12:46 pm

    • The best contact would be the City of Duncanville’s Health Department.

      Keith Bilbrey
      Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:56 am