Friday, July 11, 2014

Mosquito Fogging Program for July 11th

City of Winnipeg Insect Control

Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #8

For Immediate Release
Friday, July 11, 2014

Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program Continues

Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch was able to complete all the scheduled Insect Management Areas last night for adult nuisance mosquito fogging except for Insect Management Areas 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.

Today, Friday, July 11, 2014, the Insect Control Branch will continue adult nuisance mosquito fogging in Insect Management Areas 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42,  and 46.  Adult nuisance mosquito fogging occurs between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.

The following neighbourhoods will be treated:

Insect Management Area


Insect Management Areas to be completed from July 10 scheduled fogging program


Kingston Crescent, Minnetonka, Norberry, Pulberry, Victoria Crescent


Niakwa Place, Southdale, Southland Park, Symington Yards, The Mint


Island Lakes, Royalwood, Sage Creek


Dakota Crossing, Meadowood


Maple Grove Park, Normand Park, River Park South, St. Vital Centre, Vista

New Insect Management Areas to be treated tonight upon completion of above scheduled areas


Assiniboine Downs, Buchanan, Kirkfield, Glendale, Westwood


Crestview, Heritage Park, Saskatchewan North, Sturgeon Creek


Birchwood, Booth, Jameswood, Murray Industrial Park, Silver Heights, Woodhaven




Bruce Park, Deer Lodge, King Edward


Brooklands, Sargent Park, St. James Industrial


Kensington, Minto, Polo Park, St. Matthews, West Wolseley


Armstrong Point, Broadway - Assiniboine, Legislature, Portage & Main, South Portage, The Forks, West Broadway, Wolseley


Central Park, Colony, Daniel McIntyre, Portage - Ellice, Spence, West Alexander


Centennial, China Town, Civic Centre, Dufferin, Dufferin Industrial, Exchange District, Logan C.P.R., Lord Selkirk Park, North Point Douglas, South Point Douglas

General Information

Public Service Announcements (PSAs) will be released daily at least eight hours in advance of fogging. These PSAs will identify the Insect Management Areas the ICB is planning to treat that evening, weather permitting. Until further notice, fogging will be carried out on a daily basis between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.  Fogging will not occur when temperatures are below 13 degrees Celsius and/or wind speeds are not conducive to fogging. 

The insecticide Pro Malathion ULV® will be used.  This insecticide has been approved for use in Canada by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency. Pro Malathion ULV® will be used in accordance with federally approved label directions by licensed pesticide applicators. 

All buffer zones will be respected. Crews will ensure that the sprayer is not treating within 90 metres on each side of a registered property on the front street, side street, and rear lane. 

Property owners not wanting insecticides applied on or adjacent to their principal residence may register as “Anti-Pesticide Registrants” (APR) for the adult nuisance mosquito control program. Those who wish to register must provide identification that ties the registrant to the address being registered for a buffer zone. A photocopy or scanned document such as a driver’s licence or a utility bill will suffice as acceptable identification proving primary residence. Remember – a 72-hour turnaround time is required.

There are four different options to register:
  • In writing to Insect Control Branch at 3 Grey Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2L 1V2,
  • Emailing 311 at
  • faxing 311, or
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.

Personal notification by telephone and/or email of the fogging program activities is also available by:
  • Contacting the Insect Control Branch in writing at 3 Grey Street, Winnipeg, MB  R2L 1V2,
  • Emailing or faxing 311,
  • Registering online, and
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.

The Insect Control Branch’s extensive larviciding and residual treatment programs will continue throughout the city in conjunction with the fogging program.

For more information, please contact 311, open 24 hours every day by phone at 311 or by email at, or visit the City’s Insect Control website.


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