South Pasadena joined the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District on July 1 and, according to city officials, residents can expect a higher level of service on mosquito-related concerns, along with the benefits of aligning with a regional system.
Residents with mosquito-related concerns are encouraged to contact the District directly for assistance.
The District covers 26 cities in the region, including South Pasadena. It provides surveillance, inspection, treatment and education for mosquitoes and black flies. The most commonly requested services include: Property inspections for mosquito breeding sources, investigation and/or treatment of neglected pools, delivery of mosquito fish, investigation/surveillance of day-biting mosquitoes, and investigation into excessive activity of biting insects.
South Pasadena residents can now access District services by calling 626-814-9466 or through an online service request form at www.sgvmosquito.org.