BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Pointe Coupee Parish Government announced that there will be an aerial spray Saturday evening.

The spray will take place between 7 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. if weather permits. The aerial spray will help reduce the mosquito population in the parish.

Government officials say the aerial spray will be done by VDCI and multiple twin-engine aircraft will be used. The aircraft will be flying 300 feet in the air and each one is equipped with EPA approved aerial spray guidance system specifically engineered for mosquito control operations in residential, municipalities, and agricultural areas.