Is Your Yard a Mosquito Breeding Ground? - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

5/28/08

Is Your Yard a Mosquito Breeding Ground?

After all the rain Tuesday, it is now time for a pre-emptive strike against Lubbock's mosquito population.  

Look for items like kiddie pools, dog bowls and bird baths. That water needs to be changed often. Larger swimming pools should be maintained with the proper chemicals, like chlorine.

However, there are a few items that should not have any standing water at all. Look for things like trash cans, buckets and barrels, and potted plants, and dump the stagnant water.

Taking steps like these will help eliminate the breeding ground for mosquitos.

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