I think there are more mosquitoes in Lemont than ever before. I remember 30 years ago Lemont was almost mosquito-free.
It also seems to me that there are more cases of West Nile virus in State College and the surrounding townships than there are in outlying rural areas. I think there is a positive correlation with mosquito population and the local governments stormwater management programs.
I note with regularity the presence of standing water in many of Lemonts stormwater sewers. Not only are they deep and dark, but the standing water must surely be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.
Michael Grutzeck Lemont