Water Hyacinth Treatments Schedule May 29 – June 2, 2017

 
 
FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM
  
Department of Parks and Recreation
Division of Boating and Waterways
 
Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose
  
 
Treatments for May 29 thru June 2, 2017
 
 
 
Herbicide treatment of invasive floating aquatic vegetation began on March 1, 2017, the earliest date the program is permitted to start, in various areas of the Sacramento -San Joaquin Delta. For more information see the Public Notice.
 
 
“Treatment sites and schedules are subject to change based on regulatory requirements, weather conditions, plant growth and movement, waterway traffic, listed fish presence surveys, and other conditions.”
  • Spraying will be conducted during the hours of 7am to 4pm weekly, Monday thru Friday.  
  • Herbicide applications during the treatment period will utilize Glyphosate (Roundup Custom) and Imazamox (Clearcast)
Treatment Period:
 
Area 2-4: Mar. 1, 2017 – Nov. 30, 2017
Area 1: June 1, 2017 – Nov. 30, 2017
 
County References:
  
ALA – Alameda
CC – Contra Costa
MER – Merced
SAC – Sacramento
SJ – San Joaquin
STAN – Stanislaus
SOL – Solano
 
Since March 1, 2017, approximately
283* acres of
water hyacinth, spongeplant and/or water primrose have been treated at 43 sites with 78 total treatments.
 
* Data are preliminary and
    subject to change.