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United Counties of Leeds and Grenville Public Notice - Pesticide Use

The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville intends to utilize Wagar and Corput Weed Control Inc. to control weeds along the following rural roadsides:

  • Select sections on County Roads 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 16, 27, 38, 29, 40, 42 and 46. 
  • Selected Township Roads in the municipalities of Athens, Augusta, Edwardsburgh/ Cardinal, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Merrickville Wolford and North Grenville.
    (Roads in North Grenville: Bolton Rd (from Craig Rd - Buker Rd), Sanderson Rd, Forbes Rd, Snowdon Rd, Hare's Hill Rd, McFarlane Rd, Jig St, Mussell Rd, Buker Rd, Dool Rd, Beulah Rd, Limerick Rd)
  • All County guide rails, except for those in Rideau Lakes.

The contractor will be using the following pesticide: Clearview Herbicide Reg. #29752, active ingredients Metasulfuron-Methyl and Aminopyralid, present as potassium salt, along with Gateway Adjuvant Reg. #31470, active ingredients Paraffinic oil and Alkoxylated alcohol non-ionic surfactants, under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada). This pesticide use is in accordance with the other legislative requirements exception to the cosmetic pesticide ban. Commencing: May 25, 2021 (weather permitting) to June 25, 2021.

For further information contact: Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc. (613) 938-2117 (call collect) United Counties of Leeds and Grenville (800) 770-2170 / (613)342-3840 x 2425

Please contact the Counties if you require more detailed information regarding their program, including additional information on how to post “No Spray” signage in front of your property. This information along with maps of the roads to be sprayed is available on their website at under Government, Divisions, Public Works, Weed Control.