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Water Chestnuts: Not to be Confused with a Holiday Favorite
Water Chestnut is an aquatic plant that has been slowly invading Northeastern US waters since 1859. Mechanical harvesting and hand pulling seem to be the best methods of controlling a water chestnut infestation. In order to interrupt the reproductive cycle, mechanical harvesting, which offers a fast and efficient solution; can cut, collect, and dispose of water chestnut before the nuts can grow.
Weed Harvesters as Workboats
The Aquarius Systems Weed Tow Boat caught the attention of workboat.com writers.
As we’ve been following efforts by folks such as those along the Cuyahoga River in Ohio to establish greenery along previously dead rivers, perhaps opening them to more passenger vessel traffic as people again see these rivers as something they’d like to ride along, our attention was grabbed by a class of workboats that specializes in this area.
Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society
13th Annual Conference
January 17-19, 2012