The City Streets Division is working to minimize the mosquito population in Jacksonville. The City has a mosquito spray schedule to help accomplish this goal. You can help minimize places that mosquitoes breed and grow.
Mosquitoes need water to breed and grow. It doesn't take much water and it doesn't take much time. So, almost anything that will hold water for one week or more can produce these pests. Many places around your home may be causing mosquito problems. Destroy or empty these places and mosquitoes won’t have a chance!
It takes about one week for a mosquito to grow from egg to adult; here are a few recommendations you should follow:
The tiger mosquito doesn't fly far from its breeding place. If it is a problem, water-filled containers must be nearby. The best way to control this mosquito around homes and businesses is to get rid of containers that can hold water. Some suggestions, include:
If you have questions, please call 910 938-5333.