- Posted by MG UG
- On September 20, 2017
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Drones have proven to be an effective tool for locating mosquito development sites. The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) would be used to help identify new standing water sites and improve mosquito larviciding operations by treating more standing water sites.
The Insect Control Branch said it covers 185,000 hectares of land within Winnipeg and an additional 10 km surrounding the city. Identifying new standing water sites is a labour intensive task, especially in areas that are hard to access or large in size.
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