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Mosquito Control

Information about mosquito control in Albuquerque, N.M.

Report Mosquito Habitat

  • Mosquitoes breed in shallow, stagnant water such as ponding areas, swimming pools that are not maintained, empty containers holding water, etc.
  • Allowing conditions favorable to mosquito breeding is prohibited under State and local ordinance; standing water must be prevented, drained or treated to ensure that mosquitoes are not breeding.
  • Properties in violation of these laws, or other areas of standing water should be reported so that vector control technicians can enforce compliance and abate mosquito breeding.
  • Call 311 if you see any Mosquito Habitats.

Obtain Mosquitofish

  • Mosquitofish are an effective biological control of larvae and pupae of mosquitoes.
  • Mosquitofish can be used in permanent water sources such as ponds, fountains, bird baths and ditches to control mosquito breeding.
  • Mosquitofish are distributed for free at designated distribution centers.

No-Spray List

  • Residents who don't want their property sprayed can register for the No-Spray List.
  • To register for the no-spray list, call 311.
  • A 1000-foot buffer is maintained around the property as a no-spray area. This list is specifically maintained as part of the mosquito control program; other pesticides may be applied in the area by different agencies for different purposes.

Request Mosquito Spraying

Call 311, to request mosquito control spraying.

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