Many factors contribute to the population level of mosquitoes. There are things beyond our control that contribute such as continuous rain and moisture. However, there are a few things that can be done to not promote more than normal breeding. Following a few basic steps, you can keep their population down immensely all on your own! If standing water is not receding, treating with dunks or granules can prevent a hatch. Changing bird bath water daily, keeping buckets upside down, tires empty of any water and preventing any of it from becoming a stagnant standing water breeding ground for the pesky Mosquito.