City of Aransas Pass to spray for Mosquitos

ARANSAS PASS (KIII NEWS) - The city of Aransas Pass will be spraying for mosquitoes city-wide. Spraying will begin this morning. Crews with continually spray Wednesday and Thursday.

Officials say the best way for residents to protect against exposure to Mosquitos include:

  • Do not allow water to accumulate in the saucers of flowerpots, cemetery urns, or in pet dishes for more than two days.
  • Get rid of tin cans, old tires, buckets, unused plastic swimming pools, or other containers that collect and hold water.
  • Clean debris from rain gutters, remove standing water from flat roofs, and repair leaks around faucets and air conditioners.
  • Change the water in birdbaths and wading pools at least once a week.
  • Fill or drain puddles, ditches and swampy areas.
  • Check for trapped water in plastic or canvas tarps used to cover boats or pools, and arrange the tarp to drain the water.
  • Report abandoned property with high grass and standing water. 


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