Friday, 18 July 2014

City of Winnipeg- Mosquito Fogging- July 18th

City of Winnipeg Insect Control



Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #11

For Immediate Release
Friday, July 18, 2014

Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program will resume tonight

Winnipeg, MB Effective this evening, Friday, July 18, 2014, the Public Works Department’s Insect Control Branch Adult Nuisance Mosquito fogging program will resume between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m., weather permitting, due to an increase in nuisance mosquito activity.

Crews will treat in Insect Management Areas 2, 27, 28, 29, 30, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50 and 51:


Insect Management Area

Neighbourhoods
 
2
Kildonan Drive, Rossmere A
27
Elmhurst, Eric Coy, Marlton,  Ridgedale, Varsity View, Vialoux
28
Assiniboine Park
29
Edgeland, Old Tuxedo, South Tuxedo, Tuxedo,
30
Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, Mathers, Sir John Franklin, South River Heights
43
North Inkster Industrial, Oakpoint Highway, Omand's Creek Industrial, Tyndall Park
44
Burrows - Keewatin, Inkster Industrial Park, Mynarski, Pacific Industrial, Shaughnessy Park, Weston, Weston Shops
45
Burrows Central, Robertson, William Whyte
47
Inkster - Faraday, Luxton, St. John's, St. John's Park
48
Inkster Gardens, Mandalay West, The Maples
49
Garden City, Leila - McPhillips Triangle, Margaret Park, Templeton - Sinclair
50
Jefferson, Kildonan Park, Seven Oaks
51
Amber Trails, Leila North, Riverbend, Rivergrove, Rosser - Old Kildonan, West Kildonan Industrial


General Information

Public 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 fogging. 

The 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 applicators. 

All 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.  All buffer zones will be respected if the request is received 72 hours prior to fogging in that Insect Management Area.

There are four different options to register:
  • In writing to Insect Control Branch at 3 Grey Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2L 1V2,
  • Emailing 311 at 311@winnipeg.ca
  • Faxing 311, or
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.


Personal 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 311@winnipeg.ca or faxing 311,
  • Registering online, and
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.

The Insect Control Branch’s extensive larviciding and residual treatment programs will continue throughout the city in conjunction with the fogging program.

For more information, please contact 311, open 24 hours every day by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca, or visit the City’s Insect Control website.
  

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization-High Water Level


 WarningsDirect
Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization
High Water Level for: Winnipeg
ISSUED BY Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization AT 2:49 PM Monday 14 July 2014
Summary
This is a Manitoba Emergency Alert. There is an ongoing high water advisory from the Manitoba Hydrologic
 Forecasting Centre for the Assiniboine River where flows are presently higher than normal and caution
 around the river is recommended.
Recommended Action

Up-to-date flood information can be found at www.gov.mb.ca/flooding/. Up-to-date road information
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Friday, 11 July 2014

Mosquito Fogging Program for July 11th

City of Winnipeg Insect Control

Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Bulletin #8

For Immediate Release
Friday, July 11, 2014

Adult Nuisance Mosquito Fogging Program Continues

Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg’s Insect Control Branch was able to complete all the scheduled Insect Management Areas last night for adult nuisance mosquito fogging except for Insect Management Areas 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.

Today, Friday, July 11, 2014, the Insect Control Branch will continue adult nuisance mosquito fogging in Insect Management Areas 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42,  and 46.  Adult nuisance mosquito fogging occurs between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m.

The following neighbourhoods will be treated:
 

Insect Management Area


Neighbourhoods
 

Insect Management Areas to be completed from July 10 scheduled fogging program

14

Kingston Crescent, Minnetonka, Norberry, Pulberry, Victoria Crescent

15

Niakwa Place, Southdale, Southland Park, Symington Yards, The Mint

16

Island Lakes, Royalwood, Sage Creek

17

Dakota Crossing, Meadowood

18

Maple Grove Park, Normand Park, River Park South, St. Vital Centre, Vista

New Insect Management Areas to be treated tonight upon completion of above scheduled areas

34

Assiniboine Downs, Buchanan, Kirkfield, Glendale, Westwood

35

Crestview, Heritage Park, Saskatchewan North, Sturgeon Creek

36

Birchwood, Booth, Jameswood, Murray Industrial Park, Silver Heights, Woodhaven

37

Airport

38

Bruce Park, Deer Lodge, King Edward

39

Brooklands, Sargent Park, St. James Industrial

40

Kensington, Minto, Polo Park, St. Matthews, West Wolseley

41

Armstrong Point, Broadway - Assiniboine, Legislature, Portage & Main, South Portage, The Forks, West Broadway, Wolseley

42

Central Park, Colony, Daniel McIntyre, Portage - Ellice, Spence, West Alexander

46

Centennial, China Town, Civic Centre, Dufferin, Dufferin Industrial, Exchange District, Logan C.P.R., Lord Selkirk Park, North Point Douglas, South Point Douglas
 



General Information

Public 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 fogging. 

The 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 applicators. 

All 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.







There are four different options to register:
  • In writing to Insect Control Branch at 3 Grey Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2L 1V2,
  • Emailing 311 at 311@winnipeg.ca
  • faxing 311, or
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.




Personal 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 311@winnipeg.ca or faxing 311,
  • Registering online, and
  • In person at 1539 Waverley Street.

The Insect Control Branch’s extensive larviciding and residual treatment programs will continue throughout the city in conjunction with the fogging program.

For more information, please contact 311, open 24 hours every day by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca, or visit the City’s Insect Control website.

 

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