Floating Aquatic Vegetation (FAV) Treatments

 
 
Floating Aquatic Vegetation Control Program
Water Hyacinth ( Eichhornia crassipes), 
South American Spongeplant (Limnobium laevigatum), 
Uruguay Water Primrose (Ludwigia hexapetala), and
Alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides)
 
 
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Division of Boating and Waterways
Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Program (AIPCP)
 
Treatments for April 9 thru April 13, 2018
 
 
 
Herbicide treatment of invasive floating aquatic vegetation will begin on March 12, 2018 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, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
Area 1: June 1, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
 
County References:
  
ALA – Alameda; CC – Contra Costa;
MER – Merced; SAC – Sacramento; SJ – San Joaquin;
STAN – Stanislaus; SOL – Solano; YOLO – Yolo
In 2017, the Division of Boating and Waterways treated approximately 3,025* acres of water hyacinth, 
spongeplant and/or water primrose.
 
* Data are preliminary and subject to change.