County to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday

07/01/2013 4:40 PM |

TIM KELLY PHOTO | The county will be spraying for mosquitoes again Tuesday morning.

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works plans to spray portions of 10 North Fork salt marshes by helicopter Tuesday, in an attempt to control mosquito larvae there.

The spraying, which will also take place in Brookhaven and Southampton Towns, will begin at 5 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m.

The spraying will be a low-altitude, large drop liquid application of Altosid liquid concentrate (methoprene), county officials said.

The following is a list of locations where spraying will occur in Riverhead and Southold towns:

Town of Riverhead

Indian Island

Crescent Duck Farm

Aquebogue Farm

Millar Farm

Pier Avenue

Town of Southold

New Suffolk

Great Hog Neck

Kerwin Boulevard

Pipes Neck Creek

Pipes Cove

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