Reduce Mosquito Breeding Sites Around Your Home

Mosquitos can breed in interesting places around people's homes

  • Please call NEMMC at 978-352-2800 to have us inspect areas of shallow, stagnant water that remain wet for more than 5 days
  • Dump containers that hold water around your property. These include bird baths, pet dishes, children's toys, trash barrels, and recycling bins. 
  • Dispose of tires on property that may contain water.
  • Check boats, untreated swimming pools and tarps for water. Dump and clean if possible.
  • Inspect and clean out gutters and dump rain water barrels. 


To learn more about where mosquitos breed, please read our page on Mosquito Habitats