Delta Utility services Ltd, on behalf of the Clutha District Council and Southroads, apply herbicides to pest plants (noxious weeds) and road shoulders.
This work is for the Road Maintenance Contract 756 and includes roadsides in both urban and rural areas.
Tordon Brushkiller and red dye is applied to pest plants. Glyphosate and oil are applied to road shoulders.
Anticipated spray areas taking place, weather permitting:
Total Vegetation Control Spraying
- Sealed Roads: Nil.
- Unsealed Roads: Nil
- Sealed Roads: Bruce, Kaitangata/Matua, Lawrence/Tuapeka, Clutha Valley, West Otago and The Catlins.
- Unsealed Roads: Bruce, Kaitangata/Matua, Lawrence/Tuapeka, Clutha Valley, West Otago and The Catlins.
No Roadside Spraying Register
If you don't want herbicides applied to the road frontage outside your property, you can request to be added to our No Spray Register. Those currently on the No Spray Register can also request to be removed.
To apply visit the Roading Application Forms page.
Department of Conservation Notice
DOC will be undertaking controlled spraying around the Catlins Lake, (weather conditions permitting) in order to control the pest plant spartina.