July 5, 2014 12:28 pm

Mosquito fogging trucks hit Winnipeg streets Saturday night

Fogging trucks will hit Winnipeg streets Saturday night.

Martin Weaver / Global News

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 311@winnipeg.ca, 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 
11Glenwood, Norwood East, Norwood West
12Archwood, Maginot, Niakwa Park, Stock Yards, Windsor Park
14Kingston Crescent, Minnetonka, Norberry, Pulberry, Victoria Crescent
18Maple Grove Park, Normand Park, River Park South, St. Vital Centre, Vista
20La Barriere, Parc La Salle, Perrault, Richmond Lakes, St. Norbert, Trappistes, Turnbull Drive
21Agassiz, Cloutier Drive, Fort Richmond, Montcalm, University
22Fairfield Park, Richmond West, Waverley West, Waverley Heights, Bridgwater Centre, Bridgwater Forest, Bridgwater Lakes, Bridgwater Trails, South Pointe
23Tuxedo Industrial, West Perimeter South, Whyte Ridge, Wilkes South
24Brockville, Buffalo, Chevrier, Linden Ridge, Lindenwoods, Pembina Strip, West Fort Garry Industrial
25Beaumont, Crescent Park, Maybank, Parker, Point Road, Wildwood
26Betsworth, Ridgewood South, River West Park, Roblin Park, Southboine, Westdale
27Elmhurst, Eric Coy, Marlton,  Ridgedale, Varsity View, Vialoux
28Assiniboine Park
29Edgeland, Old Tuxedo, South Tuxedo, Tuxedo,
30Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights
31Crescentwood, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent
32Earl Grey, Ebby Wentworth, Grant Park, McMillan, Rockwood, Roslyn
33Lord Roberts, River – Osborne, Riverview

 

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