Montgomery County West Nile mosquito samples spike

SPRING, Texas — The Montgomery County Mosquito Abatement Department has confirmed an increased activity of positive West Nile mosquito samples this year in comparison to recent seasons.

“We are treating the affected areas with a chemical called malathion. We are also spraying all street, county rights of way among other mosquito breeding areas,” Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack said.

The department reported approximately 25 of 78 of its operational zones have at least one positive mosquito sample. There have been 38 positive samples collected in Montgomery County, of which 28 are in The Woodlands.

While residents are advised to take protective measures, they too can check the treatment activity map by clicking here.