Trash build-up has become a nightmare for some Hidalgo County residents and they want officials to clean up the mess.
The county has noticed an increase in unlawful dumping sites in urban areas. Health officials say the proliferation of waste and water, attracts mosquitoes. And with the recent upswing of West Nile cases, they are taking every precaution.
If you see someone improperly disposing of waste, contact your local authorities immediately. The Hidalgo County Health Department’s contact is (956) 383-6221.