Ōpaoa Loop herbicide spray

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Ōpaoa Loop herbicide spray

As part of the Ōpaoa River Loop’s annual weed maintenance, the herbicide Reglone is being applied from Monday 8 November 2021.

Property owners adjoining the Loop should not take watercress or use this water for irrigation or stock at this time. All reasonable precautions should be taken to ensure pets and domestic animals do not drink this water for at least 48 hours following the spray application. Water levels may change within the Loop due to control gate operations.

The application will be carried out by contractor Downer’s registered chemical applicators. Any alterations to the proposed programme will be further publicly notified. The spray operation is in accordance with the Marlborough Environment Plan Vol 2 Sec 2.16.11.

For any enquiries please contact Steve Bezar. Ph: 03 520 7400