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SS-AGR-352: Constructing Weighted Trailing Hoses for Submersed Aquatic Herbicide Applications

Figure 5. One-inch galvanized boom reduced to ½” for attachment of the 5/8” trailing hoses. Trailing hoses can be any length, and we use two sets for our 3-hose setup. We use three 12 foot hoses to cover the bottom acre-foot and one each of 4, 8, and 12 foot hoses to treat the total water column. To treat water that is 12–16 feet deep, use hoses that are 20–24 feet in length.

Credit: Photo by Greg Reynolds.