Standing Water Complaint

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:

  • Birdbaths
  • Construction sites
  • Planters or steel drums
  • Pool covers and unchlorinated pools
  • Roof gutters
  • Tires and other debris
  • Yards or vacant lots
  • Parks

The Health Department may need to call you to get additional information about your report.

You cannot make a complaint about standing water on City streets, report mosquitoes, or request mosquito spraying.