Public Notice – Pesticide Use

Thursday, 16 May 2024 11:20

The County of Lanark and participating municipalities (INCLUDING DRUMMOND/NORTH ELMSLEY) intend to utilize Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc. to control weeds along rural roadsides within the County of Lanark.

The spraying will occur on pre-selected local municipal and county roads within the County of Lanark. View Drummond/North Elmsley's  2024 Spray Locations.

The Contractor will be using the following pesticides registered under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada): ClearView Herbicide (Reg #29752), containing the active ingredients Metsulfuron-methyl and Aminopyralid, (present as potassium salt), and Gateway Adjuvant (Reg #31470), containing the active ingredients Paraffinic Oil and Alkoxylated alcohol non-ionic surfactant.

This pesticide use falls under the exception to the cosmetic pesticide ban mentioned in subsection 7.1 (2) of the Pesticides Act for uses related to the promotion of public health or safety.

Commencing: June 3rd through July 5th, 2024 (weather permitting).

For further information contact:
Wagar & Corput Weed Control Inc., 613-938-2117 (collect calls accepted)
Lanark County Public Works, 613-267-1353 or Toll Free 1-888-952-6275
Town of Mississippi Mills, 613-256-2064
Township of Montague, 613-283-7478
Drummond North Elmsley Township, 613-267-6500

For information regarding boom and targeted spot spraying of weeds, including details of the specific road sections and how they will be treated, visit the County of Lanark website at These lists outline the control method to be used, which include boom spraying, targeted spot spraying, hand removals and no spray zones

For further information on spraying in Drummond/North Elmsley please visit the Wild Parsnip portion of our website