TITLE

How One Country Health District Deals With Mosquitoes in the Urban Infrastructure

AUTHOR(S)
SHAFFER, JIM; MONSEN, SCOTT
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Stormwater;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the Washoe County (Nevada) Health District Vector-Borne Diseases Prevention Program, which aimed to minimize the presence of mosquitoes in public infrastructures. It contains regulations and designs that are being used to review new residential, commercial, industrial development and redevelopment projects. The program also imposes several infrastructure requirements which include low-flow channel design in retention basins and channels and low impact development (LID) designs.
ACCESSION #
59414148

 

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