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Protect your Rain Barrell from Mosquitoes

April 14, 2016 04:02 PM

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) supports water conservation and runoff reduction provided by the use of rain barrels.  However, the NSMAD stresses that proper installation and maintenance is essential to minimizing the potential for these devices to produce huge populations of mosquitoes.  Improperly installed and maintained rain barrels can become a breeding ground for mosquitoes.  Click here for helpful tips on keeping your rain barrel mosquito-free.


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