Posted: Wed 7:00 PM, Jul 17, 2019
MONROE, La (KNOE) The Ouachita Parish Mosquito Abatement is urging residents to decide measures to manage with mosquitoes all over storm season.
Director Shannon Rider acknowledged that storm season can raise extra standing swimming pools of water, which she acknowledged can raise both professionals and cons.
Rider acknowledged extra swimming pools of water can relief mosquitoes unfold out as an replacement of clumping within the identical keep. She acknowledged this can forestall the unfold of diseases relish West Nile. But Rider also acknowledged that extra swimming pools of water can mean extra “nuisance” mosquitoes.
“So assuredly there might per chance be no winning. We’re fighting West Nile mosquitoes or we’re fighting nuisance mosquitoes,” acknowledged Rider.
She urged residents keep on bug spray and long sleeves to take care of up away from being bitten.