20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Prevention from bugs

The picture was taken in Kazakhstan, in the Pavlodar region, in the Aksu single-industry town, near the spill of the tributaries of the Irtysh River. A special solution against the reproduction of various harmful insects is used annually in the region. Numerous midges develop very quickly and create unpleasant consequences for many people. Fire trucks are visible in the background of the photo. involved in flood control. Machines pump out water in the flooded areas of the Irtysh region.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Aksu, Kazakhstan
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Copyright: © Vladimir Sheshukov