Zebra Mussel Control in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba

Agency: Manitoba Office of Sustainable Development; ASI Group Ltd

Location: Manitoba

Treatment Type: Toxicant

Treatment Method Used: Potassium Chloride/Potassium Hydroxide

Potash (potassium chloride) was used to control zebra mussels in Lake Winnipeg harbors.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2014. Lake Winnipeg Zebra Mussel Treatment. Report. 12p.

Partner Agencies: 

Canadian Coast Guard
Environment Canada
Health Canada
Lake Winnipeg Research Foundation
Lake Winnipeg Foundation
Manitoba Hydro
Manitoba Wildlife Federation
Science Advisory Committee
Transport Canada


Laureen Junusz, Manitoba Aquatic Invasive Species Program; Dan Butts, ASI Group

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