Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #5
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program Continues
MB– The City of
Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch was able to complete all the scheduled
Insect Management Areas last night except for Insect Management Area 41 for
adult nuisance mosquito fogging.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, the Public Works
Department’s Insect Control Branch will continue adult nuisance mosquito
fogging in Insect Management Areas 28,
34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39 and 41. In addition,
Assiniboine Park and Forest will be treated. Adult nuisance mosquito
the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.
following neighbourhoods will be treated:
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
Brooklands, Sargent Park, St.
Armstrong Point, Broadway -
Assiniboine, Legislature, Portage & Main, South Portage, The Forks,
West Broadway, Wolseley
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
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
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.
four different options to register:
- In writing to Insect Control Branch at 3 Grey
Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2L 1V2,
- Emailing 311 at firstname.lastname@example.org faxing 311, and
- In person at 1539 Waverley Street.
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 email@example.com faxing 311,
- In person at 1539 Waverley Street.
Insect Control Branch’s extensive larviciding and residual treatment
programs will continue throughout the city in conjunction with the fogging
more information, please contact 311, open 24 hours every day by phone at
311 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the City’s Insect Control
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