KID Aquatic Herbicide Application Notice:
KID will apply aquatic herbicides to the entire irrigation canal and lateral system for the control of aquatic weeds and algae. The herbicide products to be used are Nautique (copper carbonate), Captain XTR (liquid copper algaecide), Copper Sulfate Crystals (copper sulfate pentahydrate), Sonar (Fluridone), Pak 27 (algaecide), Galleon SC (penoxsulam) and Cascade (dipotassium salt of endothall).
All herbicide applications will take place between the dates of 01/01/2017 and 12/31/2017 under the Washington State Department of Ecology Permit WAG-991002A.
Applications will be at the inlet to each canal and lateral, as well as applicable locations within the canal and lateral system. Application sites will be posted in accordance with Permit WAG-991002A. Irrigation water within the delivery system is intended for agriculture purposes only and is not intended for recreation, aquaculture, human and/or animal consumption or use.
Aquatic Herbicides will be applied under the direction of Jason McShane (KID Engineering/Operations Manager) and the Washington State Department of Ecology Aquatic Pesticides Team (Water Quality Program). Questions? Contact Laurie Morgan, PO Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504 or call at (360) 407-6483.
For more educational ideas on the subject of water quality or conservation, visit the Environmental Protection Agency’s website at www.epa.gov.