2013 Water Hyacinth Control Program
Contact: Gloria Sandoval (916) 651-5692
March 15, 2013
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.
Area 2-4: Mar. 18, 2013 – Nov. 30, 2013
Area 1: June 1, 2013 – Nov. 30, 2013
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.)
Contact InformationTo report sightings or for more information regarding the control program, please see DBW’s website at www.dbw.ca.gov or call 888-326-2822.