Restoring Pristine Waterways for Wineries
Like other forms of horticulture, Wineries require water storage lakes or ponds for irrigation and/or frost response. NZ Waterways regularly visits wineries to help keep these ponds weed free. Too often damage is caused by pest weeds and filamentous algae (notably interfering with pumping functions and collapsing waterways). Grass carp should be the preferred option, and are generally contained by way of outlet screens. Other aquatic weed control methods such as the use of herbicides and mechanical removal of nuisance weeds result in degradation of the habitat through rotting vegetation and sediments.
We are the only company that can offer biological aquatic weed control where chemicals can not be used if Wineries are seeking Organic Status!
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