Submersed Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Treatments

 

 

 

SUBMERSED AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL PROGRAM

 

Brazilian Waterweed (Egeria densa), 

Curly-leaf Pondweed (Potamogeton crispus), 

Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum), 

Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana) and

Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum)

 

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Division of Boating and Waterways

Aquatic Invasive Plant Control Program (AIPCP)

 

Treatments for July 29 through August 2, 2019

 

 

 

Herbicide treatment of invasive submersed aquatic vegetation will begin on April 8, 2019 in various areas of the Sacramento -San Joaquin Delta. For more information see the Public Notice.

 

Treatments may not occur in some or all sites due to weather conditions, and growth stage of the aquatic invasive plants.

 

Diquat will be used in site 109 (Sandmound Slough) in the table listed below.

 

 

Click here for map with Diquat treatment included.

 

 

Fluridone (Sonar) will be used in the sites listed in the table listed below.

 

 

 

“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.”

– Edward J. Hard, Environmental Program Manager I

  • Treatments will be conducted weekly, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Herbicide applications during the treatment period will utilize Fluridone (Sonar) only.

Treatment Period:

 

Select Area 1-4 Sites: 

April 8, 2019 – November 30, 2019

 

County References:

 

ALA – Alameda; CC – Contra Costa;

MER – Merced; SAC – Sacramento; SJ – San Joaquin;

STAN – Stanislaus; SOL – Solano; YOLO – Yolo

2019 SAV Treatment Sites Map 

 

Detailed Site Information

 

 Informational Weed Handout 

Click here for Spanish version

 

 

Visit Our Website

 

 

 

DIVISION OF BOATING AND WATERWAYS

ONE CAPITOL MALL, SUITE 500

SACRAMENTO, CA  95814

 

1-888-326-2822    ais@parks.ca.gov

 

07/26/2019

 

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