Muscat Municipality launches pest control campaign to eliminate breeding hotspots

  • Date: 24-Mar-2024
  • Source: The Arabian Stories News
  • Sector:Financial Services
  • Country:Oman
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Muscat Municipality launches pest control campaign to eliminate breeding hotspots

Following recent rainfall, Muscat Municipality has initiated a comprehensive pest control campaign spanning from March 24 to April 4, 2024.

The post Muscat Municipality launches pest control campaign to eliminate breeding hotspots appeared first on The Arabian Stories News.MUSCAT : The campaign aims to eradicate breeding hotspots and mitigate the spread of pests, particularly mosquitoes, in the region.Focused on targeting swamps and ponds, which are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes, the campaign highlights the importance of intensifying pest control efforts in affected areas. Employing advanced techniques such as cold fogging instead of thermal smoke, the municipality seeks to enhance the efficacy of spraying operations while minimizing environmental impact.As part of the program, Muscat Municipality has developed an electronic map to facilitate monitoring and treatment of ponds and swamps across the governorate. This initiative aims to streamline the identification of breeding sites and ensure a systematic approach to pest control, particularly in areas prone to water accumulation after rainfall.Residents are encouraged to cooperate with the pest control teams during their operations and to avoid direct exposure to spray machines. Additionally, if the control teams need to enter households for treatment, residents are advised to adhere to the following instructions:

Evacuate the premises