Mosquito Control

  1. Mosquito Spraying Alert
  2. What We Do
  3. What You Can Do
  4. DIY Mosquito Control

Mosquito Spraying Schedule

The City of Mansfield, in conjunction with the Tarrant County Health Department, participates in mosquito surveillance and testing each April to November (or until the first freeze). The decision to spray is based on multiple conditions including significant increases in mosquitos, positive samples for West Nile Virus found in Mansfield and/or adjacent communities, notifications from Tarrant County Public Health, and the time of year.

The City will post all notifications of spray events and maps of their locations as they are scheduled through the City website, Facebook, Nextdoor, Twitter, and the City Newsroom. Residents may also sign up for email or text notification through Notify Me.

Notice of Upcoming Spray Areas

Mosquito Spraying Alert for September. 26 – 27, 2020

 Due to positive West Nile mosquito tests, the City of Mansfield will conduct targeted ground spraying. Spraying is expected to begin Saturday, Sept. 26 through Sunday, Sept. 27. Spraying will be conducted between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Please reference the map below showing the specific spray areas. 

Please watch social media or check the City’s website for updates should there be a change in the spraying schedule due to weather.

All residents are encouraged to continue to follow the 4D’s of personal protection throughout the mosquito season regardless of surveillance results.

  • Dusk to Dawn - stay indoors when mosquitoes are active
  • Drain - standing water in your yard where water might collect in places like flower pots, toys, clogged rain gutters and wading pools
  • Dress - in light-colored long sleeves and pants
  • DEET - apply repellant when outdoors

Personal protection and elimination of breeding habitat are the best, most cost effective means of mosquito control. Individual residents are the only ones who can ensure these steps are taken.

Adult mosquito control procedures, particularly spraying of adulticides, should and will be considered a supplemental control measure of last resort.  Read more information on spraying: What You Need to Know About Using Adulticides Fact Sheet, What You Need to Know About Truck Spraying Factsheet and Mosquito Ground Spraying Products.

Check back for future spraying alerts or register for notification of spraying through Notify Me.

Current Mosquito Spray Area Maps

S Matlock .5 mosquito spraying map

How do I know if my neighborhood will be sprayed?

Current mosquito spray locations are listed above. You may also sign up to receive email alerts or phone notification. Information is also posted on the City’s Facebook, Nextdoor and Twitter accounts.

What can I do to reduce my risk of mosquito bites?

Preventing mosquito bites is the best way to reduce risk of contracting West Nile Virus. Tarrant County Public Health’s Be Mosquito Free program recommends the following:

  • Dump all standing water
  • Wear long sleeves and pants
  • Use an EPA-approved insect repellent
  • Keep vegetation trimmed

Archived Spraying Notifications for 2020

Spraying Alert for August 9 - 11, 2020

Spraying Alert for August 16-18, 2020

Spraying Alert for August 23 - 25, 2020

Spraying Alert for August 30 - September 1, 2020

Spraying Alert for September 19 - September 20, 2020