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Invasive weeds are a cost for Delta marinas

UC Weed Science Blog – Sep 13, 2016

Invasive aquatic weeds hinder access to marina docks and slips in the Sacramento / San Joaquin Delta, resulting in costs for management and potential lost business for marina operators.

Water hyacinth collects around slips and docks and other structures in the water. If not removed or treated, the weeds continue to grow. By late summer, water hyacinth and other weeds can block marina entrances, damage boat propellers, or even shut down…

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