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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Weed Control on Pavements and Sidewalks

As part of our program to control vegetation emerging from pavements and sidewalks, the City of Biddeford will be completing pavement crack and crevice herbicide applications this season. Herbicide applications will be applied in June.  A state certified licensed contractor will complete the work. Target areas include municipal sidewalks, walkways, parks and parking lots. Herbicides to be used include Reward Herbicide, Esplanade 200 SC and an organic herbicide, Finalsan Herbicidal Soap. 

The City will be starting a SWEEP (Sustainable Weed Control on Pavements) Program. SWEEP emphasizes weed prevention to reduce herbicide usage. SWEEP will include pavement crack and crevice filling, sand removal and hand picking larger weeds. For more information, please contact the Public Works Department at 207-282-1579 and/or Municipal Pest Management Services, Inc. (603-431-0008 or swampfixer@swamp-inc.com). 

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