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More than 40 species of mosquitoes reside in Hillsborough County, but you don’t have to let them live in your backyard. We reduce mosquito populations through treatment and prevention. 
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Tropical Storm Eta's windblown and water-driven debris scattered across Hillsborough County, as well as floodwaters, means additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Any debris or other items that hold water - from a Styrofoam cup to a torn plastic tarp - can allow mosquitoes to breed by the...
Hillsborough County, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2020) - Tropical Storm Eta's windblown and water-driven debris scattered across Hillsborough County, as well as floodwaters, means additional breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Any debris or other items that hold water - from a Styrofoam cup to a torn plastic tarp...
Illegal dumping takes place throughout Hillsborough County. Sometimes it is so extensive, or potentially dangerous, that Hillsborough County Code Enforcement and Solid Waste departments partner with law enforcement and the county's Environmental Protection Commission to rectify the problem. A few...
The easiest way to prevent mosquito bites is to stop them from breeding in the first place. Mosquito larvae need water to grow, so the most effective method to keep them from reproducing is to deprive them of water. Of the more than 40 species of mosquitoes that live in Hillsborough County, the...
The heat is on and Hillsborough County residents are ready to cool off! Here's three ways homeowners can get their private swimming pool ready for summer: 1. Safe  To prevent accidental drownings all swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas - regardless of when they were constructed - are required...
Flooding Safety 101: Keeping Your Family Safe There are many potential dangers when floodwaters rise. We’ve collected important safety tips that will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to keep your family safe in the event of flooding — because flood safety starts with...
The daily battle to take back neighborhoods from the more than 40 species of mosquitoes that reside in Hillsborough County depends on a delicate balance of scientific controls and resident participation. Our goals We protect residents by monitoring for mosquito-borne illnesses, and control the...
Hillsborough County manages mosquito populations to protect public health and welfare. Our primary strategies of population control are to eliminate breeding habitat (areas of standing, stagnant water) and reduce mosquito development through larval control. If adult mosquito populations pose a...