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Keeping Our Waterways Weed Free

... on use of the area that might be experienced with herbicide or some biological control treatments. Removal of ...

Barriers

... natural barrier last Accommodates some herbicide applications by reducing dissipation / dilution ... last Silt barriers have been installed to separate herbicide treated areas from the flow in Salt and Sanlando Springs ...

Hand Pulling

... harvesters cannot operate Fast flowing waters where herbicide dose cannot be maintained near potable water ... Control: Deeper water in spring runs where herbicide s and harvesting are not an option Patrolling small areas to ...

Biological Control Considerations

... strategy reduces the amount and also the cost of herbicide s needed to control water hyacinth. The excessive growth of ...

Freshwater Fish

... occur from oxygen depletion after plants are killed by herbicide s. The dead plants are attacked by bacteria, causing the plants to ... escape to more oxygen-rich waters. When specific herbicide s are used on cloudy days, plant managers take dissolved ...

Canals

... in canals. Shown here, technicians apply a granular herbicide. Plant destroying and harvesting machines (described on the ... means of aquatic weed control in canals is the use of herbicide s (described on the chemical control page). Despite the ...

Tussocks and Floating Islands

... form in a number of ways. They can be controlled using herbicide s that kill the plants, and the entire mass will soon after sink ...

Flood Control

... aspect of this maintenance. Plant managers often rely on herbicide treatments to control aquatic plants such as hydrilla. Mechanical ...

Teaching Points

... Chemical control uses specially formulated herbicide s (registered with the U.S. EPA) to kill or control invasive ...

Shared Uses and Functions and the Potential for Conflicts

... for conducting large-scale hydrilla control using herbicide s or for dewatering lakes or reservoirs to thin dense growths of ...