The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene investigates reports of standing water, where mosquitoes could breed, during West Nile Virus season. West Nile Virus season is April 1 to October 31.
You can report standing water in private or public locations, including:
The Health Department may need to call you to get additional information about your report.
It is the property owner's responsibility to remove standing water on their property. Property owners who fail to do so may be subject to a fine if a city inspector finds standing water on their property during West Nile Virus season.
You cannot make a complaint about standing water on City streets, report mosquitoes, or request mosquito spraying.