Research and analysis

Aquatic weed control operation: phase 3

These guidelines provided a source of information on the range of weed control options available including mechanical, chemical, biological and environmental practices.


Technical summary - Aquatic Weed Control Operation Phase 3

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The control of aquatic plants within river systems forms a significant part of the Environment Agency’s annual operational maintenance expenditure. Management of aquatic plants requires not only efficient control techniques but should also recognise cost-effective and environmentally sensitive solutions.

Published 1 January 1999