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Tadweer has evolved an effective, efficient and sustainable way to trap mosquitoes.

More than four hundred solar-powered clever traps can be set up across the united states from February 1 to capture mosquitoes and thus keep a take a look at at the outbreak of ailments like malaria, dengue, Yellow Fever and West Nile Virus, an professional from Abu Dhabi Waste Management Centre (Tadweer) said.

To make certain a disease-free surroundings for residents, Tadweer has advanced an effective, inexperienced and sustainable manner to entice mosquitoes.

The breeding locations of mosquitoes growth and consequently the probabilities of diseases. The Abu Dhabi authorities has offered 440 traps - the biggest range offered globally by using any authorities entity. We aren't ready for people to fall sick. We are bringing this machine to shield people and improve the nice of life.

The Smart Mosquito Trap, like human beings, release carbon dioxide and could attraction to mosquitoes and then suck them into the lure. It might be linked to our control rooms, permitting us to manipulate via laptop structures or mobiles," Mohamed Al Marzouqi, mission director, instructed Khaleej Times.

'First alert to cope with situation'

Apart from trapping, via an internet software and GPS location, Tadweer can manipulate the mosquito traps, advantage insights into every day patterns, density, populace etc. Traps are all connected through one database and help in the evaluation and probable find out the spread of any diseases.

There are mosquitoes decided in wastewater and other types that are common in freshwater. The statistics will provide us the real interest time. It may be that a excessive percentage of mosquitoes is there at some point of day time or midnight hours. We will recognize extra in detail as soon as we installation these smart traps."

The statistics, he said, is 'first alert' for Tadweer to proactively deal with a situation. Whenever a mosquito is caught, it will ship an alert which is 90 nine in keeping with cent correct, i.E. If 185 mosquitoes are caught, it will be off the mark by using one or mosquitoes," Al Marzouqi said.

Efficient use of personnel, pesticide

With the gathered statistics, Tadweer hopes to make green use of its 1,670 workforce engaged in pest control and save 80 in step with cent of pesticide used in the field.

This will also assist to minimise the amount of pesticide used. The management and operations rate could be less."

The trap was examined for a 12 months and could now be deployed all through the emirates. The lure is designed and manufactured by manner of Germany-based completely Biogents, at the same time as the counter within the US.

"This trap is optimised for our surroundings. This can be constant at industrial, residential areas and farms." The traps can be made to be had for public useat a value of Dh15,000 each.