Jun 17, 2014 6:49 PM
The Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address the mosquito population within the parish. Operations will be Wednesday, June 18th, Friday, June 20th and Saturday, June 21st.
Operations will begin after sundown and last approximately two and one half (2.5) hours. Residents may notice multiple aircraft overhead.
During this period, only hypersensitive individuals or persons that wish to avoid all exposure to chemicals in the designated spray area should refrain from outdoor activities; otherwise all other citizens can proceed with normal outdoor activities.
Citizens will notice a low flying aircraft --- If the aircraft is overhead DO NOT look up to stare or attempt to follow the path of the aircraft. The aircraft is traveling quickly and will be out of the area in a brief period.
Operations Wednesday night will encompass areas north to south from the St. Martin Parish line to Norris Branch Canal, east to west from Frenchtown Road to Lafayette and Vermilion Parish lines as well as Chastant Road, Coteau Road, Snapper Road, Rose Lane, East Dale and Boyance Road.
Operation Friday night will target areas west to east from Avery Island road, Migues, the Port of Iberia to Weeks Island Road---South of Hwy. 90 and just north of Avery and Weeks Island.
Operations Saturday will include Pesson, Lydia, Boudreaux, College Road, Bayou Jack and Weeks Canal.