WINNIPEG – Mosquito fogging trucks are set to hit city streets Saturday night.
The city has released which neighbourhoods will be targeted first. The list can be found below.
Weather permitting, the malathion spraying trucks will be out from 9:30 p.m. until 6:30 a.m.
Residents who do not want their properties fogged by the insecticide can register for a buffer zone by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, faxing 311, in person at 1539 Waverley St. or writing to the city’s insect control branch at 3 Grey St., Winnipeg, MB, R2L 1V2.
You need to provide proof of residence, such as a driver’s licence or a utility bill.
A 72-hour turnaround is required.
The city wide trap count average on Saturday was 160 mosquitoes. The highest trap count recorded 2624 mosquitoes in Assiniboine Park with the lowest count of eight in northeast Winnipeg just off Henderson Highway.
Areas being fogged Saturday night are:
|Insect Management Area||Neighbourhoods|
|11||Glenwood, Norwood East, Norwood West|
|12||Archwood, Maginot, Niakwa Park, Stock Yards, Windsor Park|
|14||Kingston Crescent, Minnetonka, Norberry, Pulberry, Victoria Crescent|
|18||Maple Grove Park, Normand Park, River Park South, St. Vital Centre, Vista|
|20||La Barriere, Parc La Salle, Perrault, Richmond Lakes, St. Norbert, Trappistes, Turnbull Drive|
|21||Agassiz, Cloutier Drive, Fort Richmond, Montcalm, University|
|22||Fairfield Park, Richmond West, Waverley West, Waverley Heights, Bridgwater Centre, Bridgwater Forest, Bridgwater Lakes, Bridgwater Trails, South Pointe|
|23||Tuxedo Industrial, West Perimeter South, Whyte Ridge, Wilkes South|
|24||Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Linden Ridge, Lindenwoods, Pembina Strip, West Fort Garry Industrial|
|25||Beaumont, Crescent Park, Maybank, Parker, Point Road, Wildwood|
|26||Betsworth, Ridgewood South, River West Park, Roblin Park, Southboine, Westdale|
|27||Elmhurst, Eric Coy, Marlton, Ridgedale, Varsity View, Vialoux|
|29||Edgeland, Old Tuxedo, South Tuxedo, Tuxedo,|
|30||Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights|
|31||Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent|
|32||Earl Grey, Ebby Wentworth, Grant Park, McMillan, Rockwood, Roslyn|
|33||Lord Roberts, River – Osborne, Riverview|
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