McDill Pond 2021 Spring Chemical Treatment Notice

Update:  Chemical Treatment planned for Wednesday June 2 or the first few days after Memorial day.

The McDill Inland Lake and Rehabilitation District (the District) proposes to assess and chemically treat up to 100 acres on McDill Pond to control the excessive growth of the exotic invasive aquatic plants, Curlyleaf pondweed (CLP) and Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM).   The District proposes to conduct an application of Reward or Tribune (liquid diquat) and ProcellaCOR EC (florpyrauxifen-benzyl) to be performed sometime in spring, 2021 by Clarke Aquatic Services, proceeding only after the District obtains a permit for the treatment from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Permit: 210422 McDill Pond 2021 Receipt State of Wisconsin – DNR – ePermiting 210422 McDill Pond 2021 Permit Application Package

Notification of the exact dates of treatment and water use restrictions associated with the use of Reward will be provided by the posting of shoreline in and adjacent to treatment areas, and public access points.

The water use restrictions associated with use of Reward are noted of: 5 Day Irrigation Restriction

Please plan for not using the water from McDill for irrigation for five days, and no boating the day of treatment. If you do not have a computer and would like a copy of the permit or map you can request one by writing McDill Lake District 3317 Della St Stevens Point WI 54481. Please include a self addressed stamped envelope for mailing.  Anticipated Treatment Map:  210520 McDill Pond 2021 AIS Control Project   Reward Tribune Diquat Fact Sheet:  DiquatFactsheet (1)