The socialist councilor, Aurora Izquierdo, has asked the City Council to take measures of deratization because residents and tourists have seen these rodents on the seafront, Roda Golf, Euroroda, the neighborhood of La Paz, Los Pozuelos, the vicinity of the day center from Aidemar, among other areas.The councilor of the PSOE of San Javier, Aurora Izquierdo, has asked the City Council to "take seriously the increase in rat plagues that spread throughout the municipality and that have become a public health problem."Izquierdo explained that she herself has witnessed this problem, of which they have received complaints from neighbors and tourists around the promenade, Roda Golf, Euroroda, the neighborhood of La Paz, Los Pozuelos and the vicinity of the Aidemar day center.The mayor explained that "apparently this problem began in confinement, but that has already been four months, and if measures are not taken now, the problem will multiply due to the short gestation period of a rat and that its hatchlings can reach more than 15,000 specimens a year.
"In addition, an urgent deratization calendar should be considered (with methods that do not harm humans or other species) in environments such as the vicinity of the La Ribera nursery, where debris accumulates, a favorable environment for the multiplication of rodents,Possible damage to people and infrastructureThe mayor explained that "these rodents, in addition to being unpleasant and very annoying animals, are carriers of germs and parasites, which can transmit serious diseases to humans such as salmonellosis, Weil's disease, hantavirus, murine typhus, leptospirosis, among others" .
These pests can also damage physical and digital infrastructures, thus disrupting the normal functioning of operations and production lines.
Source: PSOE San Javier