Due to the high number of mosquitoes and the detection of West Nile virus in the area, the Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District was fogging by truck to control adult mosquitoes on the evening of Thursday July 12, 2012 in the following area:The area treated is bordered on the north by Sand Creek Parkway; by Sellers Avenue on the east; by Independence Street and Guthrie Lane on the south and Brentwood Boulevard is the western edge.

The insecticide to be used is Pyrocide 7396 applied at a rate of 0.75 oz./acre by truck-mounted ULV sprayer. This area was sprayed between dusk (approximately 8:30 PM) and 11:00 PM).

The most recent reports of dead bird positive for the West Nile Virus were found in the the areas of Balfour at Sellers, and Balfour and Walnut, in Easter Brentwood.

By Delta Sun Times

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