Crews prepare for mosquito season at Eisenhower Park in Milford

Crews prepare for mosquito season at Eisenhower Park in Milford

Crews prepare for mosquito season at Eisenhower Park in Milford (4/18/17)

MILFORD - Crews were out at Eisenhower Park in Milford Tuesday to get ahead of the mosquitoes before they become a problem.

They placed pellets of organic larvicide into ponds and areas of standing water, using a machine that looks like a leaf blower. 

Officials say the pellets are safe for humans and animals, but they kill mosquitoes before they hatch.

The crews will be active about twice a month until June, when they can begin cutting back.

Experts say residents should take precautions as well. Mosquitoes can lay eggs in as little a space as a bottle cap of water.

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