Kanata North Mosquito Nuisance Control Program Weekly Update

Hello Kanata North,

With the 2002 Mosquito Program started, you can expect to see weekly reports throughout the summer posted on the Kanata North website. Flyovers have started by both drones and helicopters as part of the project.

For any questions or concerns, please contact GDG at info.mosquito@gdg.ca or toll free at 1-877-227-0552.

Weekly report – April 17th to 23rd 2022

MONITORING and WEATHER
Accumulation of water: 10 mm to 20 mm
Date of precipitation: April 21st
Is there presence of larvae on the field?: Yes ☒ No ☐
Note: The hatching of spring larvae is finished. All sites have been monitored. Some have been monitored twice before the treatment to ensure the optimal timing for treatments.

TREATMENT
Was there a treatment?: Yes ☒ No ☐
Type of treatment: Ground ☒ Aerial ☒
Date of treatment:
• Ground treatment started on the 19th and is ongoing.
• Drone treatments started on the 20th and is ongoing.
• Helicopter treatments were performed on the 22nd and the 23rd of April and should be done for the spring treatment.

POST TREATMENT
Was there a post-treatment? : Yes ☒ No ☐
Larval Mortality: Sites that have been prospected post treatment were showing optimal mortality

Is there another treatment to be done?: Yes ☒ No ☐
Note: spring treatment is still underway

SWEEP TEST
Were there sweep tests this week? : Yes ☐ No ☒
Note: Sweep tests will begin after the first mosquito adults begin to emerge.

TRAPPING
Was there trapping this week? : Yes ☐ No ☒
Note: Trapping will begin after the first mosquito adults begin to emerge.

CITIZEN REQUESTS
Were there any key requests from citizen or from city this week? Yes ☐ No ☒

FORECAST AND PLANNED TREATMENT
Forecast for next week (April 24th to April 30th):
Temperatures are forecasted to remain mild. Larval development will remain consistent. Some precipitation expected early in the week, but it should not be severe enough to impact operations since most of the sites are flooded already.
Possible treatment: Yes ☒ No ☐
Type of treatment: Ground ☒ Aerial ☒
Date of planned: Ground and drone treatments will continue until April 27th.