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Mosquito Control

It is the goal of the Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District to reduce mosquito annoyance and disease transmission by the mosquitoes using the safest and most environmentally sound methods available. It is our responsibility to do this while protecting the public and the environment from inappropriate risks. The district uses a variety of methods and approaches to accomplish this task.

It is through the monitoring of weather conditions and the surveillance of larval and adult mosquito populations that the district learns where a mosquito problem might occur and how large it might be. With this information, the district can determine the type of mosquito control that is appropriate at what time, and to coordinate efforts between the different control divisions.

More details can be found within the links in the sidebar. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact us.