Many rodent problems can be addressed by making changes to your property so that rodents are discouraged from making their home there. However, in some cases it may be necessary to seek the assistance of a pest control operator.
Rodent control is effectively accomplished by comprehensive rodent proofing, proper trapping, and environmental management. Look for signs of rodent activity. The District can assist homeowners in understanding:
Note: some rodents carry hantavirus, a potentially deadly infection that is transmitted when humans breathe in dust contaminated with the body fluids of infected rodents. If you will be cleaning up after a rodent infestation, read this important information first.