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.
- 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.
- 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.