NEWS FROM THE TOWN NURSE: Get Your Abandoned Swimming Pool Treated For Mosquitos FOR FREE

WILMINGTON, MA — Did you know that the Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project has  a specific larval control program to target and treat abandoned swimming pools?

Abandoned pools can quickly become significant larval mosquito habitat. CMMCP have extended release, bacterial products that can reduce or eliminate the hatch of all mosquito species, some of which that could carry disease. One treatment per year is all that is necessary.

Treatment of the pools is at no cost to the city/town or the resident, and the pool can later be opened if the resident so desires.

Information on these bacterial products used by CMMCP can be found HERE.

The contact form to request this free service from the CMMCP can be found HERE.

(NOTE: The above information from the Central Mass. Mosquito Control Project was sent in by the Town’s Health Department.)

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