Safety Facts

Safety is top priority with our customers, employees, and the environment at Aquatic Nuisance Plant Control/Northern  Division.  All treatments are performed under the guidelines established by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD), Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), and other federal and state agencies. 

The products used are transported responsibly to waterbodies, focusing on others and the environment.  Our industry is regulated by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and has strict guidelines that are followed.  Our vehicles transporting any aquatic products are equipped with emergency spill kits, first aid kits, and emergency road equipment.
Phone:  (989) 345-7574
Fax:  (989) 345-7573
Toll free:  (866) 993-7574
" Click" any of the forms below for more in depth information.

LAKE TREATMENT NOTICE
Notice sent to property owners or those with deeded access to an area within the proposed treatment area or those at least 100 feet beyond the treatment area at least 7-days prior to the initial treatment of the season.

RISK/BENEFIT STATEMENT
Informational bulletin outlining facts regarding aquatic pesticides, their use, and those regulating the pesticide industry.

"WHY AQUATIC HERBICIDES AFFECT AQUATIC PLANTS AND NOT YOU"
Text publication complementing an in depth power-point/slide presentation regarding the relationship between herbicide toxicity and humans compared to plants by Dr. Carole A. Lembi, Purdue University.

"APPROPRIATE USE OF AQUATIC HERBICIDES"
Re-printed article by Dr. Kurt Getzinger, USACE, Vicksburg, MS
This article is very informative about how and why aquatic herbicides are used.

SWIMMER'S ITCH INFORMATION
Information obtained from tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Brochure.

DEQ APPROVED TREATMENT SIGN
View a blank sign posted along the shoreline of treatment areas.

BIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF AQUATIC PLANTS
The Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation (AERF) brings to you A Best Management Practices Handbook.
Safety is top priority with our customers, employees, and the environment.
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