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More to fogging than meets the eye: city manager


With mosquitoes as bad as they currently are in the city, it might seem logical to undertake fogging as a means of combatting the nuisance insect.
But the fogging process is not as straight forward as a lot of people think, says Dauphin city manager Sharla Griffiths.
Griffiths said weather conditions have to be perfect to even consider fogging and if things align in that way, there are a lot of other drawbacks to the control technique.
“It works for a relatively short period of time and it is non-descript in the bugs that it kills. So it kills mosquitoes and all of the good bugs that you might want,” Griffiths said, adding the opportunity for residents to ask for a buffer zone around their property complicates the process.

Get more on this story in this week's Dauphin Herald.