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Control Mosquitoes with Smart Irrigation

June 30, 2021

Walnut Valley Water District & San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District Launch New Summer Episode

Walnut, CA (June 30, 2021) – Walnut Valley Water District (WVWD) and the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) launched the second episode of their collaborative webinar series, “Be Water Wise and Bite Free.” This summer themed episode titled “Controlling Mosquitoes with Smart Irrigation” teaches residents how smart irrigation practices can keep residents bite-free through water efficient practices and can be viewed by visiting

“With the success and popularity of the winter webinar, WVWD and SGVMVCD want to continue our efforts to educate and inform our residents about the public health impacts of wasting water,” said WVWD Sustainability Coordinator, Jillian Keller. “The District places a high priority on providing all of our customers with the tools they need to live a water efficient lifestyle.”

Through the summer webinar series, WVWD and SGVMVCD staff teach residents:

  • About Aedes mosquitoes and their ability to use and develop in small amounts of stagnant water
  • To utilize smart irrigation practices that prevent and minimize mosquito development
  • About current conservation programs available to residents including the Virtual Home Audit Program and Landscape Irrigation Survey Program

For more information and to view the “Be Water Wise and Bite Free” webinar, please visit the recorded webinars page.