Frequently Asked Questions Answers about lake & pond weeds and our services

Lake Weed Treatment Tennessee
  • Aquatic weeds are native and non-native plant species that have grown so much that they begin to have a negative impact on water activities like fishing, swimming, and boating. Aquatic weeds can be anything from Hydrilla that lives under the water to water lilies that grow on top of the water. 

  • In Tennessee, if a homeowner eliminates aquatic weeds by applying herbicides on their own, they can be punished with up to $2,500 in fines and possibly 11 months in jail. 

  • If done incorrectly, the application of herbicides can affect the health of your water and aquatic life. That’s why it’s important to hire certified professionals to manage your aquatic plants and maintain the balance of your water’s health. Visit our resources page for more information.

  • Yes. The herbicides we use to manage aquatic plants are approved for use by the EPA when properly applied. Every treatment has its own restrictions, and we will post notifications by any water treated to let you know how long you should wait to swim or do other activities in treated water. 

  • It depends on what kind of weeds you have and how dense they are. We’ll be up-front with you about how many times you should treat to manage your aquatic plants and the best, safest ways to do it. 

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