2013 Water Hyacinth Control Program

Contact:  Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692

March 15, 2013

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The California Department of Boating and Waterways is conducting herbicide treatments to control water hyacinth in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Region.

The following information is subject to change based on governmental requirements, weather conditions, plant growth, waterway traffic, fish presence surveys and other conditions.

Treatment Period
Area 2-4: Mar. 18, 2013 – Nov. 30, 2013
Area 1: June 1, 2013 – Nov. 30, 2013

Treatment Area
Selected areas of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Region. See map for treatment sites.

Herbicides Being Used
Glyphosate or 2,4-D
(Herbicides are registered for aquatic use with California Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Pesticide Regulation.)

None required.

Contact Information

To report sightings or for more information regarding the control program, please see DBW’s website at or call 888-326-2822.