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Posted on: September 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Mosquito Spraying Scheduled Tonight

Due to the recent inclement weather (rain), mosquito sprayings were not possible as normally scheduled earlier this week. Per the alternate schedule, mosquito spraying is scheduled for tonight, Thursday September 13, 2018.   Normal scheduled sprayings will resume on Monday.


All sprayings take place between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 


Please be aware that the spray is spread by air circulation and depending on the thickness of your block’s tree canopy and spacing between homes, there is a possibility that the spray may not reach your rear yard. To help us minimize the mosquito population, please take a few minutes to look at your yard to ensure that there are no areas where mosquitoes are breeding.


Your assistance is requested in helping to minimize mosquito breeding areas by doing the following:

  • Remove/empty containers that can hold water, such as, flower pots, buckets, toys, and plastic swimming pools.
  • Bird baths and pet water bowls should be changed at least twice a week.
  • Keep rain gutters clean and free of debris to prevent standing water.
  • Repair leaks in irrigation system to prevent moist/damp areas in your yard.
  • Report standing water behind the curb via online request “Click West U” or call the Public Works Department at 713-662-5839 or email pwinfo@westutx.gov.

If you have any questions concerning West U's spraying, please contact Gerardo Barrera at gbarrera@westutx.gov  or (713) 662-5845.

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