There are people around the world researching for effective ways to remove the lake weeds. Every year there are lake weeds that will grow despite the fact that people are putting in effort to control these weeds by harvesting, using herbicides, or even the lake drawdowns among other ways. There are various methods that can be used effectively to get rid of the lake weed, and others can be used to prevent a bigger problem. When you use the physical remove method, raking, pulling, or blowing the weed, and cutting will disturb these weeds. Be careful when you use the above mentioned methods so that you do not spread the problem to other areas of the lake. If you are not careful especially when using the cutting process to remove the lake weeds seeds and the weed fragments can spread to other areas of the lake, making the invasion worse.
Each of the lake weed removal methods have its advantages and disadvantages and it is essential to discuss each of the methods so that you can apply the most appropriate process. Some of these weeds like the duckweed can be dangerous to other native lake species and they can grow anytime meaning when this happens you have to be ready to tackle the problem and prevent the spread. The methods below can be used to get rid of the lake weed problems.
The first step is to prevent the growth of the lake weed. When you have a lake that is steeply sloped, then the weeds will find it hard to grow, but if the lake has shallow margins, then the weeds can grow with ease.
The other process is that you can pull out these weeds mechanically using your bear hands. The underwater weed cutter is very effective when you are dealing with stubborn lake weeds.
The drawdown is especially effective when it is winter season. The winter freezing will lead to the low water levels and this is going to expose the lake weeds and they dehydrate and dry out and as a result of stressed situation the lake weeds will be incapable of transporting the needed nutrients and this means that the plants will not grow.
The other option is to use the lake water herbicide. Another effective method to get rid of the lake weeds is by using the lake weeds. When you make use of the herbicides in the right manner and proportions you can easily get rid lake weeds in the right way. Do not use excess herbicides, when killing the lake weeds.