Colorado Mosquito Control
All the wet weather means mosquitoes could be a big problem in Colorado. And starting this week, the state will test them for West Nile virus.
The town of Erie is bracing for a mosquito invasion and crews will be setting up mosquito traps this week.
One Front Range town will start spraying for mosquitoes on Wednesday as the concern over the West Nile virus grows.
More mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Northern Colorado and that has prompted on community to take action.
Trucks have begun spraying for mosquitoes in Boulder County to prevent the spread of West Nile. It’s the first time in five years that spraying has been ordered.
Colorado’s warm conditions are just right for a big increase in mosquitoes, and on Tuesday the first case of West Nile virus was reported in Colorado this season.