Lake Guntersville-Weeds

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala The Tennessee Valley Authority will treat weeds in Lake Guntersville for six years starting this summer.
The agreement is part of a long-term search for a weed-control solution.
A new group of homeowners, fishermen, environmentalists and government officials will work with the Alabama Board for Aquatic Plant Management to control the weeds. The weeds spread quickly and hamper access for boaters and swimmers. But the weeds also provide a home and breeding areas for bass.
Under the plan, TVA officials will pay for weed treatment for three years. Afterward, the funding will gradually scale back until the new state board takes over in 2019. Treating the lake costs up to $1 million annually.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
8195 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 Station: 850-234-7777 News: 850-230-5221 Fax: 850-233-6647
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 251540721 -
Gray Television, Inc.