The Maranoa Council are set to start mosquito fogging in Surat, Injune and Mitchell this week.
The fogging will begin at 5 am each day and will take place on:
- Wednesday 2 March – Surat
- Thursday 3 March – Injune
- Friday 4 March – Mitchell.
The fogging is a part of a regional program to reduce mosquito numbers.
A mix of diesel and chemicals, which includes a combination of pyrethrums and piperonyl butoxide, will be used in the fogging process.
The chemicals used in the fogging are safe for humans and pets.