Water quantity and quality is important to the health and welfare of all county residents. As such, the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) Division of Water Quality Management (WQM) in collaboration with the United States Geological Service (USGS) has developed a
PHEP is a full range of prevention, mitigation, and recovery activities aimed towards preventing disease and reducing death rates in the event of an emergency or disaster.
The OPH is committed to protecting the residents of Montgomery County from the spread of West Nile Virus (WNV).
Surveillance of both immature and adult mosquitoes is an essential part of the OPH's Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM) approach.
Our emphasis is on the control of immature mosquitoes using biological forms of larvicide. However, since mosquitoes are relentless at finding very small, hidden areas to breed, adult control is also necessary.