Successful Mosquito Treatment
The treatment effort took place on May 28 and included a total of 166 ha, distributed in areas at Hallsjön, Storsjön, Vivastbo and Sevallbo. The effort yielded good results and we do not expect any hatching of flood mosquitoes in the near future.
The first mosquito control measure of 2020 will take place this week!
Local rain has created some flooding conditions in areas that are disjointed from the Nedre Dalälven. Therefore a treatment against these floodwater mosquitoes is planned for Thursday this week. The areas identified for control are Hallsjön in Huddunge, Storsjön in Möklinta, Vivastbo in Västmanland and Sevallbo in Gävleborgsland.
The appeal will not adversely effect this year's mosquito control
In lieu of the appeal against areas excluded from mosquito control, there was some uncertainty as to whether our permits would be delayed in the areas in which the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency had granted permission. Therefore, NEDAB had submitted to the Land and Environmental Court a request to honor the permits while deliberating on the particular areas in question. The Land and Environmental Court decided that the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency's decision shall apply immediately in those parts that have not been appealed. Thus, there is no obstacle to fight in the areas with permission if necessary.