Protect our water and infrastructure from Aquatic Invasive Species!
Aquatic invasive species pose substantial risks to the economy by clogging pipes and intakes, decreasing property value, and changing native fisheries.
Aquatic mussels that hitch a ride on boats could carry a cost of at least $75 million annually if they make their way into lakes, rivers and irrigation canals, according to Alberta Environment.
The invasive species, zebra and quagga mussels, are spreading throughout the western United States and Eastern Canada — making it as far west as Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba.
There’s no record of the non-native mussels in Alberta waterways, but several infested boats were intercepted last year. Aquatic invasive species pose substantial risks to the economy by clogging pipes and intakes, decreasing property values, and changing native fisheries.
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