Mosquitoes Home / Services / Animals and pets / Pest control / Mosquitoes Page Content Mosquitoes can spoil enjoyment of the outdoors as well as transmit diseases. Any accumulation of stagnant water provides a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Find out how to prevent mosquito activity around your home. Tips for managing mosquitosPlace flywire on all doors and windowsEnsure lids are sealed on septic tanks, soakwells and leach drainsEnsure your sewerage vent pipe has a mosquito proof cowl. Your vent pipe is usually located outside, adjacent to your bathroom or laundry and running up the side of the house and through the roofPut fly wire around rainwater tank inlets and overflows Cut back foliage which provides harbourage for mosquitoes.If you would like more information, contact the City's Environmental Health Business Unit via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone on (08) 9205 8555.