Invasive Aquaitc Weed Detected in Clear Lake

County officials are looking into the detection of an invasive aquatic weed in an area of Clear Lake. The detection of hydrilla was confirmed on Aug. 1st. It’s a non-native, aggressive, submerged aquatic invasive plant species which can cause severe damage to both the natural environment and economy of Clear Lake.
The Lake County Water Resources Department will be supporting the Lake County Agricultural Commissioner and the California Department of Food and Agriculture in additional surveys.