When and How to Apply Aquatic Herbicides to Lakes?

What Are Aquatic Herbicides? Aquatic herbicides are chemicals designed to control or eliminate overgrown, invasive, or otherwise unwanted aquatic plants and algae. Excessive aquatic plant growth can put a lot of pressure on a lake’s ecosystem. This can lead to fish kills and other problems, so it is important to monitor and manage the plants in your waterbody. Aquatic herbicides are an effective management tool to consider....

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How Long does it Take for Hydrothol Granular to Work?

How Long does it Take for Hydrothol Granular to Work?

Hydrothol Granular is a contact herbicide and algaecide that is rapid-acting. It can be used to treat a wide range of underwater weeds, while simultaneously controlling problematic algae. Because it acts rapidly, it works effectively in slow moving water in addition to still water. It can be used in lakes and ponds, as well as in irrigation and drainage canals....

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How to Apply Aquatic Herbicides

How to Apply Aquatic Herbicides

Before applying aquatic herbicides, consider some questions: What type(s) of weeds do you have? What is the treatment area (square footage and average depth)? What are your realistic expectations for the area? Once you have answered these questions, you can move to action: purchase a product that is labeled for effective control of the target weed(s), read the label, prepare your equipment, and finally perform the aquatic herbicide application....

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