ENVIRONMENT

Control Of Aquatic Weeds In Watercourses

Thursday 11 October 2012, 1:57PM
By Marlborough District Council
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MARLBOROUGH

Drain Spraying Programme

The Council’s drain spraying programme for the control of weeds in open drains will commence on Tuesday 23 October 2012. Spraying will take place in the Council maintained drains and watercourses on the Lower Wairau Plains east of Jacksons Road and Grahams Road.

Persons using water from drains or watercourses in the area for irrigation or stock use or the taking of watercress should take particular note and obtain further details regarding spraying in particular areas by contacting the Council’s contractor, Dave Fowler Contracting, Ph: 03 577 8622.

The spray operation is in accordance with Sections 104 and 105 of the Resource Management Act 1991 (Resource Consent Discharge Permit No. U070702).

Any enquiries should be directed to Steve Bezar at Council’s offices, Ph: 03 520 7400.