Hydrilla Returns to Swift Creek Reservoir

Hydrilla (Michael Lo, en.wikipedia.org). 

Hydrilla (Michael Lo, en.wikipedia.org). 

     In this piece by Jim McConnell for the Chesterfield Observer discusses the recurrence of Swift Creek Reservoir's hydrilla population. With coverage expected to peak at 850 acres this year, the infestation will be returning to its pre-2010 levels when the county first introduced 10,500 sterile carp to combat the invasive. 

     "It's totally out of control," said Charles Davis, president of the Brandermill Community Association board of directors. "I'm not sure why it has grown so exponentially, but it's prevalent now in a lot of places where it hadn't been before." 

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