How You Can Help Prevent Mosquito Infestations 

Fight the Bite
Eliminate Common Mosquito Hangouts
Eliminating breeding grounds-places is the most important and effective mosquito prevention measures. Help the City of Weatherford control mosquito populations by eliminating standing water around your home/business in these and other areas;
  • Ponds
  • Tires
  • Piles of Trash or debris
  • Neglected Pools
  • Wagons and Other Toys
  • Leaky hoses
  • Flower Pots & Saucers
  • Fountains & Bird Baths
  • Clogged Rain Gutters
  • Water Bowls for Pets
  • Buckets & Barrels
  • Uncovered Boats
  • Pool Covers
  • Open Trash/Recycling Bins
Common Backyard Mosquito Sources

Mosquito Dunks


Starting May 1, 2018, The City of Weatherford will be giving away mosquito larvicide or "dunks" to residents who would like to begin a personal mosquito-control program. Mosquito dunks are small tablets comprised of an environmentally-safe larvicide that specifically targets and eliminates mosquito larvae when placed in standing water for 30-45 days (see directions on package). Common examples of standing water include bird baths, old tires, ditches, stagnant pools.

The City will be giving away 2 free dunks per household (quantities are limited so please come pick yours up while supplies last). Account holder must be present when picking up the dunks and must show proof of residency, such as a utility bill or driver's license.

Mosquito Dunks Will Be Available

  • City Hall, Utility Billing @ 303 Palo Pinto Weatherford, TX
  • Residents Can Pick-Up Dunks From: 8 A.M.-5 p.m.
For detailed information about steps residents can take to reduce the mosquito population and protect themselves against West Nile virus, please watch the City of Weatherford's cable channel (Channel 27 on Charter Cable) or visit the City's website at www.weatherfordtx.gov/mosquito.

​CDC & Texas Dept. of State Health Services-Zika Virus


Other Sources of Information About Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus