HAE
  • Ensure greenbelts and all common areas have good drainage and tall grasses are cut
  • Promptly repair broken sprinkler heads
  • Report ponding in nearby irrigation canals after the water has been turned off
  • Add larva-killing Bti* granules or “dunks” to standing water in places not treated by the city’s contractor
  • Clean gutters to allow proper drainage
  • Clear storm drains to prevent standing water
  • Stock ponds and basins with fathead minnows that eat mosquito larvae
  • Change water in birdbaths at least weekly (Twice a week in hot weather)
  • Clean and maintain swimming pools
  • Prevent boats from holding rain water. Store upside down, or sprinkle Bti* granules where water collects
  • Ensure outdoor toys, playground equipment, & household items don’t collect water