Duke Energy mosquito control program in its 90th year — CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —

The program, which operates from May through the end of October, is the oldest continuous environmental program of any utility in the U. S and one of the first in North America.

Two-person boat crews seek out specific mosquito breeding habitats along the 1,700 miles of Duke Energy’s reservoir shoreline and apply a safe and government-approved larvicide that attacks only mosquito larvae.

via Duke Energy mosquito control program in its 90th year — CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —.

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