MEASURES are being taken to prevent plagues of mosquitos in Torrevieja.
This is due stagnant water caused by recent heavy rain combined with warm spring temperatures.
They also wish to carry out the fumigation treatments now to avoid the possibility of mosquitoes during the Easter period when the municipality sees an increase in tourism.
Town hall has contracted a company to go out and find areas were the insects could breed and exterminate the larvae.
The areas targeted include urbanizations San Luis, El Limonar, Torretta III, Baños de Europa, Torreta Florida and los Balcones, among others.