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Truck Mosquito Spraying

Miami-Dade County performs ground spray treatments to eliminate mosquito larvae and adult mosquitoes.

Larvicide treatments are conducted using truck mounted equipment to apply the organic pesticide Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis), which eliminates mosquitoes in the larval stage.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Bti is non-toxic to humans, pets, and animals, is a naturally-occurring bacterium found in soils, and has been used in mosquito control for more than 30 years. It is very effective when used as part of an integrated mosquito management program. It is also commercially available in granules and dunks, as well as tablets, pellets, briquettes and in liquid form. Larvicide truck treatments are typically performed in the pre-dawn hours of the date listed below. The schedule is subject to change due to weather or other conditions beyond our control. Adulticide treatments are performed at dawn or dusk when adult mosquitoes are most active. Every effort is made to avoid exposing residents to pesticide applications.
  • Truck Spray Schedule

    Little River
    2/3
    2/10
    2/17
    2/24

    Miami Beach South West
    2/5
    2/12
    2/18
    2/26

    Miami Beach South East
    2/6
    2/13
    2/20
    2/27

    Miami Beach North
    2/7
    2/14
    2/21
    2/28

    Miami Wynwood
    2/4
    2/11
    2/18
    2/25

  • Zone Boundaries

    Little River
    NW 79th Street to the North
    NW 62nd Street to the South
    North Miami Avenue to the East
    NW 10th Avenue to the West

    Miami Beach Southwest
    28th Street to the North
    9th Street to the South
    Washington Avenue and Pine Tree Drive to the East
    The Intracoastal, Purdy Avenue and North Bay Road to the West

    Miami Beach Southeast
    29th Street to the North
    South Pointe Park to the South
    The Atlantic Ocean to the East
    Washington Avenue and the Intracoastal to the West

    Miami Beach North
    69th Street to the North
    29th Street to the South
    The Atlantic Ocean to the East
    Biscayne Bay to the West

    Miami / Wynwood
    NW 36th Street to the North
    NW 22nd Lane to the South
    NW 5th Avenue to the West
    North Miami Avenue to the East

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