Can I treat a depression that floods in my backyard for mosquitoes?

If the depression floods for 10 or more days, it can produce mosquitoes. However, use ONLY insecticides that are labeled for treating water for mosquitoes. Small impoundments of water can be treated for mosquito larvae with "BTI," a bacterial insecticide. One product that is available at many hardware stores for this purpose is doughnut-shaped BTI briquets (Mosquito Dunks ®). Be sure to follow the insecticide label directions exactly.

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1. How are adult mosquitoes controlled?
2. What agency conducts mosquito control in my town?
3. Why is the local government fogging for mosquitoes in my community?
4. Why do they fog mosquitoes when I am out taking my evening walk?
5. Will local officials notify me before fogging?
6. What insecticides are used to fog for mosquitoes?
7. How long does the fog kill mosquitoes?
8. If the city has been fogged for mosquitoes, are all mosquitoes in my area eliminated?
9. Are the insecticides used for fogging safe?
10. Do I need to wash home-grown fruits and vegetables after the mosquito fogging?
11. What should I do if I have medical questions about insecticides?
12. Will the fogging kill birds or other large animals?
13. Are individuals who do mosquito control required to be licensed?
14. Can I fog my backyard for mosquitoes?
15. Can I treat a depression that floods in my backyard for mosquitoes?
16. Can communities use other methods to control mosquitoes besides fogging?
17. Where can I get more information on West Nile virus?