City of Canton Once Again Spraying For Mosquitoes

(Canton, IL) -- The City of Canton will start spraying again in their effort to reduce the mosquito population. City officials say this is a proactive approach and that there should be no cause for alarm. The spray is administered by a ULV or ultra low volume machine, which puts out fine droplets of Natural Pyrethrin, an adulticide with a low level of toxicity that is prove to be a safe and effective way towards elimination of many pests, including mosquitoes. The City does recommend that even with the low toxicity, that residents avoid direct contact with the spray. The spraying will begin at dusk on Monday, August 11th and will follow the garbage route schedule. For more information on the product used and spraying schedule, place contact the Canton Public Works Department by calling 1-309-647-5022.