What chemicals are used?

There are a variety of products available on the market for controlling mosquitoes. The City of Palestine is combating the mosquito population using adulticides, a category of pesticides used in fogging and spraying to control the adult mosquito population. The specific chemical used in the City of Palestine is Aqua-Reslin, a type of adulticide. Aqua-Reslin is a water-based chemical that compared to an oil-based chemical, does not evaporate as fast.

Show All Answers

1. What is the process involved with mosquito spraying?
2. What chemicals are used?
3. What factors are used to identify priority areas for spraying?
4. My location was scheduled to be sprayed but was delayed. What caused the delay?
5. What is the frequency of spraying during the mosquito season?
6. Who does the city use for mosquito spraying?
7. Where can I get information on the type of chemicals used for spraying and ways that I can help control the mosquito population?
8. What can I do to help control the mosquito population?
9. Where can I find information on the West Nile and Zika virus?
10. What are the symptoms of West Nile and the Zika virus?