Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways – Water Hyacinth Treatments



 
FLOATING AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM
  
Department of Parks and Recreation
Division of Boating and Waterways
 
Water Hyacinth, Spongeplant and Water Primrose
  
 
Treatments for August 14 thru August 18, 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), 2, 4-D (Weedar 64),  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
YOLO    -Yolo
 
Since March 1, 2017, approximately
976* acres of
water hyacinth, spongeplant and/or water primrose have been treated at 85 sites with 235 total treatments.
 
* Data are preliminary and
    subject to change. 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DIVISION OF BOATING AND WATERWAYS
ONE CAPITOL MALL, SUITE 500
SACRAMENTO, CA  95814
  
1-888-326-2822    ais@parks.ca.gov
  
 
Department of Parks and Recreation, Division of Boating and Waterways,One Capitol Mall, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814