Weed Control, River Valley Area

Notice

June 10, 2021 – Starting on or about June 16, 2021, crews will be applying the weed spray Trillion (a broad leaf herbicide used to treat noxious weeds) on the east side of Cameron Avenue, just the north of the North Saskatchewan River. This work will take approximately two days. Work will occur during the daytime hours only, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

In the case that the weather is not permitting on the allocated day, the spray will be rescheduled to Wednesday, June 23.

In order to prevent accidental contamination, there will be no herbicide sprayed within 30m of the North Saskatchewan River. Noxious weeds in that area will be controlled using mechanical measures.

Although not generally harmful to people and pets, please avoid walking in the area that has been sprayed until it has dried (temperature and humidity will impact dry time).

TransEd has an Integrated Pest Management Plan with the goal to minimize the use of pesticides and to use them as a last resort after mechanical and other measures have been used or if deemed required by the Alberta Weed Control Act. All herbicide applications are reviewed by the City of Edmonton before spraying commences and notices are sent to the public. All applications must follow provincial and federal regulations and must utilize a licensed applicator to do so. Areas with exemptions are not sprayed.

For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website http://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

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