Zebra Mussel Myth #4: Copper Kills Fish

Blog Zebra Mussel Myth #4: Copper Kills Fish Copper is toxic to fish at high concentrations. That much is true. But copper is also a natural element that is approved for use in drinking water. When used efficiently, at concentrations well below the minimum for...

Zebra Mussel Myth #2: Zebra Mussels Must Be Eradicated

Blog Zebra Mussel Myth #2: Zebra Mussels Must Be Eradicated Once zebra mussels or quagga mussels are widely distributed throughout a large lake, there is little hope for eradication with currently available methods. In these cases, it is important to let go of the...

Zebra Mussel Myth #1: Zebra Mussels Cannot be Eradicated

Blog Zebra Mussel Myth #1: Zebra Mussels Cannot be Eradicated The notion that zebra mussels cannot be eradicated once they infest a lake appears again and again in the media. It often shows up before zebra mussels themselves are detected. Its purpose at this stage is...

Four Zebra Mussel Myths and Where They Went Wrong

Blog Four Zebra Mussel Myths and Where They Went Wrong Ridding water bodies and infrastructure of the invasive species is difficult and costly for water utilities and power generation facilities — a real concern that is complicated by fake news.Zebra mussels are...