What does the City of Hampton do to control mosquitoes?
The Department of Environmental Services uses an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to mosquito control. This approach utilizes many methods to reduce pest populations to acceptable levels. The city employs a team that looks for mosquito breeding habitats and uses environmentally friendly pesticides with any water where mosquitoes are found breeding that cannot be dumped. Surveillance is done throughout the year to gather population levels in order to focus control efforts in specific areas. In extreme cases of mosquito population levels, truck-mounted ULV sprays are performed after dusk to reduce mosquito numbers while keeping beneficial insect levels safe.

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1. What does the City of Hampton do to control mosquitoes?
2. Are mosquitoes a major concern in Hampton?
3. What can I do to reduce the amount of mosquitoes in my backyard?
4. Can my pets get any diseases from mosquitoes?
5. What are some of the other pest problems here in Hampton?
6. What should I do if I am bitten by something venomous?
7. How can I reduce the chance of a poisonous spider bite?
8. How can I reduce the chance of snakes on my property?
9. How can I remove stinging insect pests from my property?
10. How can I keep ticks out of my yard or property?