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

March 2011
Stormwater;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
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.


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