Mosquitoes should not be a problem if the wetland is designed correctly and maintained adequately
Design the wetland with some deeper zones of permanent water where mosquito fish can be stocked.
Avoid planting certain vegetation that provides habitat for mosquitoes
Avoid any potential drowning incidents by including a shallow shelf along the edge of the deeper zones
Snakes and other wildlife will be a natural part of the stormwater wetland.
Small children should always be accompanied when exploring the area.
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