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Short Term Pesticide Notification

PESTICIDE USE NOTIFICATION
 

Planned pesticide use by Council works crews until week ending Thursday 3 January 2019 will include the use of Round Up, Wipeout 450, Glyphosate 450, Brush Off, Amitrol, Weedmaster, Dicamba, Grazon, Basta, Primo, MCPA, Pyrethrum and Broadstrike and Fusilade for herbicide control.  Various wetters are used to enhance the effectiveness of chemicals used.  Confidor for Aphid and Access for wild fruit tree control on:

  • All roads in Hilltops Council – Young, Boorowa and Harden area, Shire Parks, Ovals, Laneways and some town areas.
  • All Villages, Rest Areas, Rural Tips and Reserves
  • Rural and Regional roads.

 
Naturalure Fruit Fly Bait will be used in the above areas to target the control of fruit fly.
 
In accordance with Hilltops Pesticide Notification Plan, signs and flashing lights will be provided on vehicles applying pesticides, signs placed to inform the public where required and escort warning vehicles will be used for the 2018 road shoulder program.

Drivers should exercise extreme caution when passing these vehicles.
 
In accordance with Council’s Pesticide Use Notification Plan, signs will be provided on the vehicle applying the pesticide and signs will remain on-site to inform the public for 24 hours after spraying.
 
The planned pesticide use is subject to change due to Council resources and weather conditions.
 
 
PLEASE DIRECT ANY ENQUIRIES TO CUSTOMER SERVICES ON 1300HILLTOPS /1300 445 586