The City of Ocean Shores announces that various canals and waterways within the associated canal system may be treated with aquatic herbicide(s) on or between July8th through July 15th and if needed again during August 15th through September 15th to control aquatic weed growth. No application will be applied during the weekend or holiday of any given week. All canals and waterways are not targeted.
Product(s) planned for use: Diquat, Imazamox, Imazapyr
Location of treatment(s): Various canals within the Duck Lake water system.
Plants/Algae Targeted: Pondweeds, elodea, milfoil, pennywort, coontail, parrotfeather, duckweed and other associated free floating species that may produce recreational problems.
The applicator will post signs in the treated and potentially affected areas no more than 48 hours prior to treatment. The signs will describe any water use restrictions or advisories.
If you are withdrawing water for potable or domestic water use, livestock watering, or irrigation, and have no alternate water source, please contact the applicator Northwest Aquatic Eco-systems at 360-357-3285 or [email protected] to arrange an alternate water supply.
If you would like to request additional notification prior to treatment, or have further question, please contact Northwest Aquatic Eco-Systems at (360) 357-3285 or [email protected].
The herbicide treatment is regulated under a permit issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Permit No. WAG 994141.