Lake Piru Quagga Mussel Monitoring and Control Plan
Agency: United Water Conservation District
Treatment Type: Toxicant
Treatment Method Used: Copper, Potassium Chloride/Potassium Hydroxide
Quagga mussels were first detected in Lake Piru in 2013. United Water Conservation District has contracted RNT Consulting to test the efficacy of copper sulfate pentahydrate (EarthTecQZ®), and potassium chloride (potash), ZM-X, a citric acid-based product currently pending patent and regulatory review, and carbon dioxide using mussels and water from Lake Piru.
California Department of Fish & Wildlife
Katherine Ayres, United Water Conservation District