Weather conditions permitting, spraying to control adult mosquito populations will be conducted Wednesday evening in Springettsbury Township.

The spraying will be in the residential and commercial areas in the vicinity Route 30, north of Mill Creek, south of Ridgewood Road, along North Hills Road and North Sherman Street.

Samples collected by Penn State Extension -York County West Nile Virus Program have shown high mosquito populations that can carry the West Nile virus in these areas. Signs will be posted in the vicinity the day of the spray event to inform local residents.

The rain date will be Thursday.

For more information about reducing mosquitoes in York County call the Penn State Extension - York County West Nile Program office at (717) 840-2375.