WISCONSIN | Heavy rains lead to increased mosquito populations – some tips to help control them

14Sep - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



WISCONSIN | Heavy rains lead to increased mosquito populations – some tips to help control them

MADISON, WISCONSIN — An unusual amount of rainfall in Wisconsin has resulted in lots of standing water in places that are normally dry.  Unfortunately for people, mosquito larvae, sometimes called wrigglers, develop in standing water, so their populations have surged over the last few weeks.

Mosquitoes can develop in flood water but also in surprisingly small volumes of water in standing containers, abundant in our yards and neighborhoods in the form of rain barrels, fish ponds, bird baths, old tires, planters, tree cavities, gutters or anything that holds water.

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