Weed spraying

We are responsible for ensuring that verges along the roads we maintain meet road safety standards. We carry out weed control twice a year, during the summer. By law, the weed-killer we use is no stronger than that which you can buy off the shelf at your local DIY store.

For weed-killer to work effectively it has to be applied when there is a period of three consecutive dry days. Otherwise there is a risk of it being washed away by rain.

This means that extended periods of wet weather can affect our weed spraying schedule.

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