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PUBLIC NOTICE: MOSQUITO FOGGING

Posted: July 6, 2016


PUBLIC NOTICE


The R.M. of East St. Paul will begin adult mosquito control (Mosquito Fogging) within targeted areas of the R.M. of East St. Paul due to the high number of nuisance mosquitoes.

The pesticide product to be used is Malathion 95 ULV dispersed by an ultra low volume cold aerosol fogger.

Presuming weather conditions are conducive, the ground based fogging will occur during the late evening and early morning starting no earlier than THURSDAY,  JULY 7, 2016 at 9:30 PM.


If spraying is cancelled due to weather conditions, it will be carried out as soon as weather permits spraying to be continued.

Spraying is roadside.

The area targeted for spraying includes the entire Municipality.

People who wish to minimize their exposure to Malathion 95 ULV can take the following precautions:·    

  • Close all windows and doors
  • Stay away from working trucks while spraying is underway
  • Fans and air conditioners should be turned off or set at exhaust
  • Remove clothes and children's toys from outdoor areas
  • Wash any household items or toys left outside before using them and ensure fruits and vegetables are washed.

Continue to protect yourself from mosquitoes by using appropriate mosquito repellent, reducing time spent outdoors when mosquitoes are active, especially between dusk and dawn, wear light coloured, long sleeved, loose fitting clothing and remove standing water.

If you wish to file an objection to the use of chemical pesticide applications adjacent to your property, you are required to file your objection in writing with name, proof of address (copy of driver’s license), and contact information (phone number, email), addressed to the R.M. of East Paul, 3021 Birds Hill Road, East St. Paul. MB R2E 1A7. Fax 204-667-8312 or by email to operations@eaststpaul.com no later than 12:00 pm THURSDAY JULY 7, 2016.


For further information about the spraying schedule you can contact the R.M. of East St. Paul at 204-668-8336 or visit our Website at www.eaststpaul.com.


Operations Department
R.M. of East St. Paul

 

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