According to the EPA, ultra-low volume sprayers are mounted onto planed or helicopters, which dispense fine aerosol droplets containing small amounts of insecticide mixed with water that drifts through the air and kills mosquitoes on contact.
'We are starting to see several different species of mosquitoes in the traps, and some of them are capable of transmitting diseases,' the Control center said.
'It's important that you remember to take precautions when you are outside and mosquitoes are present, especially at night.
We can assist you with a full array of Walt Disney World tickets, eliminate your wait time in ticketing lines at the gates, "Insider tips" scheduling Disney activities, dining reservations, and more!
Click here to learn more about the Disney Planning center.
'Cover up as much as possible, and wear repellent to #fightthebite.' The Control center conducted a spray of a small area on the night of Saturday, September 30 and all remaining areas on Sunday, October 1st.
The findings are significant because normally during this time of year, a count of less than 500 would be expected The last time an aerial spray was conducted in Hernando County was after Tropical Storm Debbie in 2012.Each day one of the four Disney Theme Parks opens an hour early or stays open up to an extra two hours after regular closing for you to enjoy select attractions.(Valid Theme Park ticket and Disney Resort ID required for each adult).Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency 'These extra trapping efforts are giving us the info we need (active species) to best address the severe outbreaks we've been experiencing since the storm event,' Hernando County Mosquito Control said in a statement on Facebook.'The daily heat we've been having should help shorten the lifespan of the mosquitoes that have been terrorizing residents throughout the county.' According to Hernando County Mosquito Control, nightly spray missions are helping to knock down adult populations of mosquitoes, and field technicians are treating standing water on a daily basis to prevent mosquito eggs from hatching.A single mosquito trap in Ridge Manor near Tampa, Florida collected approximately 26,000 mosquitoes in just six hours.