UPDATE: Mosquito Fogging scheduled for Monday June 27, 2016 (all areas north of the tracks including Koko Platz, Mellenville and Old Bridge Road) has been postponed until Tuesday June 28, 2016. Fogging cannot take place when the temperature drops below 13 C; Environment Canada forecasts a low of 9 C on Monday night.
Public Notice is hereby given that the City of Portage la Prairie intends to conduct Mosquito Fogging with Malathion, weather permitting, as follows:
- Thursday, June 23, 2016 – all areas south of the railway tracks not including Koko Platz, Mellenville and Old Bridge Road
- Monday, June 27, 2016 – all areas north of the tracks including Koko Platz, Mellenville and Old Bridge Road
Fogging will begin at approximately 9:30 pm and be completed prior to 6:00 am. If the weather conditions are poor, the fogging will take place the following evening, pushing the schedule back one day.
Due to the continuing threat of West Nile all public are encourage to allow fogging on their property. All persons requesting “no fog” are asked to please register by phoning 204-239-8346 before 4:15 pm June 23, 2016 and leave a message with your name and address. All properties must be re-registered for no fogging for 2016. A 90 metre buffer zone will be left surrounding no fog property. For any “no fog” questions please contact Dave Green, Parks Manager, at 204-239-8325.