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City of Winnipeg begins mosquito fogging this weekend

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Trap counts have hit the high mark, according to a City of Winnipeg mosquito control update.

Fogging will start in areas of the city on Sunday evening as part of nuisance mosquito control.

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The areas include:

  • Kilcona Park, River East, Springfield North, Valhalla
  • Kildonan Drive, Rossmere A
  • Eaglemere, Grassie, McLeod Industrial, North Transcona Yards, Springfield South, Valley Gardens
  • Munroe West, Rossmere B
  • Chalmers, Glenelm
  • East Elmwood, Kildonan Crossing, Munroe East, Talbot Grey, Tyne Tees
  • Griffin, Meadows, Peguis, Radisson, Regent, Victoria West
  • Cantebury Park, Kern Park, Kildare Redonda, Transcona North
  • Dugald, Melrose, Mission Gardens, Transcona South, Transcona Yards, St. Boniface Industrial Park
  • Inkster – Faraday, Luxton, St. John’s, St. John’s Park
  • Garden City, Leila – McPhillips Triangle, Margaret Park, Templeton – Sinclair
  • Jefferson, Kildonan Park, Seven Oaks) (Amber Trails, Leila North, Riverbend, Rivergrove, Rosser – Old Kildonan, West Kildonan Industrial

People can be put on a 90-metre buffer zone list if they don’t want their properties fogged.

Residents have until tomorrow to email or visit the city’s website to be added to the buffer zone list.

 

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