Invasive and Priority Weeds

Harrington Park Lake and Drainage Reserve Invasive Weed Spraying

Pesticide spraying for aquatic and terrestrial weeds will be undertaken on Harrington Park Lake, the surrounding Reserve and associated drainage ponds.

Spray treatment is scheduled between 25 November and 20 December 2019, weather permitting. In the event of rain or unsuitable weather conditions, an extension of time will be required. If poor weather conditions occur, spraying will commence on the next suitable day.

The pesticide treatment is in accordance with the Pesticides Act 1999. All aquatic weed infestations will be treated according to manufacturer’s specifications with Metsulfuron-methyl. Terrestrial weeds will be treated with Metsulfuron-methyl and/or 2,4-D amine. All chemicals are registered for this use by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. The public is advised not to use, drink or swim in these waterways during the above periods. For more information phone 4654 7777.

Alligator Weed