New member of milfoil control fleet

February 8, 2018

Beach Radio Vernon – February 8, 2018

There is a new weapon in the battle to control the invasive milfoil weed in Okanagan lakes.

The Okanagan Basin Water Board says a new rototiller, built by a Kelowna company, should be ready for use by April.

It will be used over the winter along with three older machines, to de-root the weeds.

In summer, the weed is mowed and removed with special harvesters.

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