In an effort to help reduce and control mosquito populations, the City of Bartlesville conducts mosquito spraying in residential areas during the summer months.
The city is divided into 10 sections and two sections are sprayed each evening, weather permitting — generally between the hours of 6 p.m. and midnight — allowing for the entire city to be sprayed every five days.
The vehicle used to conduct the spraying travels at about 10 mph, covering about 150 feet on either side of the applicator. Both streets and alleys are sprayed.
Spraying begins in early summer, when mosquitoes become active, and ends when the temperatures drop, typically around October.
For questions and concerns about mosquito spraying inside the city limits, call 918-338-4154.