Aquacide Blog — Clean Lakeshore
Weeding Out the Weeds on Santee Cooper Lakes
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They say bad luck comes in threes, and that is the case on the Santee Cooper lakes this year. A trio of invasive weeds, including one still so new that the state hasn’t officially declared it such, has literally taken root and continues to hold on despite the best efforts of Santee Cooper’s analytical and biological sciences department. Invasive weeds are not new to Lake Moultrie or Lake Marion. But they are pervasive. This year is the 30th anniversary of hydrilla first being spotted in the system, in Lake Marion near Rimini. By 1994 it covered almost 45,000 acres of...