Mosquito fogging near Bethel Island

September 3, 2008 10:08:50 AM PDT
The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District plans to fog three areas near Bethel Island this morning due to the high number of mosquitoes and the detection of West Nile virus.The fogging, weather permitting, will take place between 5:30 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. using Pyrenone 25-5 insecticide applied at a rate of 0.75 ounces per acre. The first of three locations to be treated is the northern half of Holland Tract Road. The second location is bordered by Wells Road on the north, Sandmound Boulevard on the east, Bethel Island Road on the west, and Rock Slough on the south. The third location is bordered by Bethel Island Road on the west, Gateway Road to the north, Stone Road on the south, and North Stone Road on the east. Maps of the areas to be treated are available on the district's Web site at