Water-Related News

LCWA, FWC treating hydrilla in Harris Chain through end of May

From April 29 to May 31, the Lake County Water Authority will be treating hydrilla in the Harris Chain of Lakes, including: Lake Harris, Lake Eustis, Lake Dora, Lake Yale, Lake Beauclair, Lake Griffin, and Dead River. The FWC will treat 595 acres on Lake Harris and 2.5 acres in Dead River. The two agencies will use the herbicide Aquathol K, which has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.