Category Archives: chemical control

Freeport, area residents asked to conserve water

FREEPORT, TX (KTRK) — Dow officials say while employees were spraying a common aquatic herbicide in the Dow freshwater canal on Monday, the Brazosport Water Authority’s intake area also was accidentally sprayed…As a result, officials with the Brazosport Water Authority temporarily shut down the water plant until officials can run tests on the water to see if it has been affected by the chemical.

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Macatawa Marsh phragmites spraying

The Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway will begin spraying an herbicide to invasive phragmites in the Macatawa Marsh sometime this week through the end of September. The herbicide will be applied by a helicopter and target phragmites with chemicals designed to be used in an aquatic environment.

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We’re Working to Keep Lake Pinehurst Healthy

The presence of hydrilla in Lake Pinehurst has been confirmed by the aquatic weed control program within the N. C. Division of Water Resources (NCDWR) and by four state-licensed aquatic contractors who bid on the Lake Pinehurst restoration contract…

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