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Continued: Metro blackflies poised to bite

  • Article by: BILL MCAULIFFE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: June 27, 2014 - 11:43 AM

As floodwaters recede, the black fly problem should improve.

But persistently high levels of standing water could — you guessed it — lead to fresh problems with mosquitoes. Still water is good for late-season species that carry disease, McLean said.

“In a month or so, if we have this much standing water, we’re going to look closely at what’s coming out of it,” he said.

Bill McAuliffe • 612-673-7646

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