Mosquito Control

The City of West University Place monitors mosquito activity through information provided by the Harris County Mosquito Control District.  The City contracts with a private pest control company to complete additional treatment sprayings as needed typically starting the first week of April through the end of October. 

West U Mosquito Spraying Schedule

  • Months Sprayed: April 1 - October 31
  • Day weekly spraying occurs: Thursday
  • Time of spraying: 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.

Harris County Mosquito Control

Harris County conducts regular monitoring year-round for mosquito-borne diseases, including Street Louis Encephalitis (SLE) and West Nile Virus (WNV). If the County detects either of these diseases, it will start spraying the affected and neighboring areas.

Harris County Mosquito Spraying Schedule

  • Months sprayed: Year-round (as-needed)
  • Day(s) weekly spraying occurs: Sunday - Thursday
  • Time of spraying: 8:30 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.

Please visit Harris County's website to learn more about Harris County Mosquito Control, view maps of affected areas, and other important updates.

View the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) (PDF) on the current treatment solution used in West U.

Zika Virus Information

View the Harris County Public Health website for more information regarding the Zika Virus.

Contact Us

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    Gerardo Barrera

    Public Works Director

    Contact Gerardo Barrera

    Public Works Administration

    3826 Amherst

    West University Place, TX  77005

    Public Works Customer Service

    Phone: 713.662.5839

    Hours

    Monday - Friday

    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

    After-Hours Emergency
    Phone: 713.668.0330

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