Minnesota Pilot Project – Lake Zumbro

Agency: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Location: Minnesota

Treatment Type: Physical

Treatment Method Used: Water Drawdown

In 2000, water levels in Lake Zumbro, MN and Edinboro Lake, PA were lowered roughly 1.5 m during the fall and winter seasons. Zebra mussels were found post-treatment, surviving in remaining water.


Partner Agencies: 

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection


Gary Montz, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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