July 7, 2014 12:14 pm

Mosquito fogging trucks to spray north Winnipeg Monday night

A truck fogs for mosquitoes in 2013.

Martin Weaver / Global News

WINNIPEG – Fogging trucks have finished spraying for mosquitoes in south Winnipeg and will move into the north quadrant of the city Monday night.

A mosquito fogging bulletin sent out by the city Monday morning says weather permitting, fogging in North and West Kildonan, the city centre, the North End, Burrows, the Maples and Garden City will start at 9:30 p.m. Monday and end at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. A full list of areas can be found below.

The Rural Municipality of West St. Paul also announced it would spray for mosquitoes on Monday night.

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The average trap count for mosquitoes was 184 on Sunday, with 1,664 found in one trap at Assiniboine Park.

The City of Winnipeg insect control branch sprays malathion, pyrocide and permanone in its fogging program.

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To find your insect management area, visit the city website. You can also find the mosquito fogging schedule, trap counts and register for email notification of spraying.

To register for a buffer zone, which means trucks won’t spray within 90 metres of your primary residence, apply:

  • in writing to the insect control branch, 3 Grey St., Winnipeg R2L 1V2;
  • by emailing 311@winnipeg.ca or fax 311;
  • in person at 1539 Waverley St.

Blue areas of this map will be fogged on Monday night. Green areas have already been sprayed for mosquitoes.

City of Winnipeg
Insect Management Area Neighbourhoods 
1Kilcona Park, River East, Springfield North, Valhalla
2Kildonan Drive, Rossmere A
4Munroe West, Rossmere B
40Kensington, Minto, Polo Park, St. Matthews, West Wolseley
41Armstrong Point, Broadway – Assiniboine, Legislature, Portage & Main, South Portage, The Forks, West Broadway, Wolseley
42Central Park, Colony, Daniel McIntyre, Portage – Ellice, Spence, West Alexander
43North Inkster Industrial, Oakpoint Highway, Omand’s Creek Industrial, Tyndall Park
44Burrows – Keewatin, Inkster Industrial Park, Mynarski, Pacific Industrial, Shaughnessy Park, Weston, Weston Shops
45Burrows Central, Robertson, William Whyte
46Centennial, China Town, Civic Centre, Dufferin, Dufferin Industrial, Exchange District, Logan C.P.R., Lord Selkirk Park, North Point Douglas, South Point Douglas
47Inkster – Faraday, Luxton, St. John’s, St. John’s Park
48Inkster Gardens, Mandalay West, The Maples
49Garden City, Leila – McPhillips Triangle, Margaret Park, Templeton – Sinclair
50Jefferson, Kildonan Park, Seven Oaks
51Amber Trails, Leila North, Riverbend, Rivergrove, Rosser – Old Kildonan, West Kildonan Industrial

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