Foothills landfill has remained rat-free

A Medicine Hatlandfill has been infested with rats for the past few months, but the foothills waste facility has remained rat-free.

“Ever since we heard about the Medicine Hat situation we have had our employees keep an eye out for them,” said John Deagle, manager of the Foothills Regional Landfill south of Okotoks. “However, we haven’t had any evidence (of rats) this far north or west of Saskatchewan. We are keeping vigil and looking for any signs of them but so far, we haven’t had any evidence of rats.”

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