The City of Kingsville works diligently to protect its citizens from potential hazards that can arise from the presence of mosquitoes and bees. Each year, our city administers a mosquito surveillance program to identify types of mosquitoes in our area that can be harmful to your family and pets. We also provide detailed information on both honeybees and killer bees and offer tips for keeping your property free of colonies.
We invite you to explore our site by clicking the following links for more information about mosquitoes, including facts, tips for controlling mosquitoes and bee colonies as well as information on bees and abatement procedures.
- Mosquito Facts
- Mosquito Control Information
- Mosquito Surveillance
- Reducing the Risk
- West Nile Virus
- Honey Bee Abatement within the City of Kingsville
- Information on Bees
Sec. 341.011 Subchapter B. Nuisance and General Sanitation:
(7) A collection of water in which mosquitoes are breeding in the limits of a municipality or a collection of water that is a breeding area for Culex quinquefasciatas mosquitoes that can transmit diseases regardless of the collection’s location other than a location or property, where activity meeting the definition of Section 11.002 (12) (A), Water Code, occur; (12) An object, place, or condition that is a possible and probable medium of disease transmission to or between humans.
For more information on mosquitoes and bees or any of our services, contact the City-County Environmental Health Department at (361) 592-3324 or (361) 592-3325.