Mosquito Madness: monitoring spray plans / do not spray list / reporting possible West Nile

Mosquito Madness: monitoring spray plans / do not spray list / reporting possible West Nile

How to monitor City of Dallas mosquito spraying plans

Bookmark and check this page regularly: City of Dallas West Nile alerts
http://spwebext1.dallascityhall.com/departments/codecompliance/WestNile/Pages/default.aspx

Bookmark and check this page regularly: Dallas Citizens for Safer Mosquito Control
https://www.facebook.com/groups/500647603298628/

Sign up for spraying alerts through the city hall news service, but don’t be surprised if you get none.

  1. Go to http://spwebext1.dallascityhall.com/Pages/default.aspx
  2. Scroll to the bottom right
  3. Enter email address
  4. Under Code Compliance select West Nile.

How to get on the Do Not Spray list

1. Go to www.DallasCityHall.com

2. Click on 311 at the top right

3. Request Ser­vice at the mid­dle left

4. Click on Ser­vice Type drop down menu. Select Mos­qui­tos and Go.

5. Key in your address. Then next.

6. Drop down menu under “What is the nature of your concern?”

7. Click “Do Not Spray”.

8. If you would like to be con­tacted fill in your information.

9. Step 5 allows com­ments.

10. Step 6 click Submit.

11. Then click Finish.

From a North Texas Master Naturalist

 

If you think you may have a West Nile bird or human case

Call the City of Dallas Mosquito Control Hotline, 214-670-1733. You can leave other messages there, but they’ll be ignored.

 

Amy Martin

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