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WEID has scheduled the following canal treatments:


ARGOS - June 19-20 (Wednesday and Thursday):  ARGOS is a liquid chelated copper that targets algae.  Treatments will start at approximately 7:00 am each day.  It is applied at the rate of 1 ppm for a 6-hour set; this compares to the Copper Sulfate Crystals, which are applied at a rate of 5-6 ppm and have a lengthy holding time. Waters are considered "treated" from 7 am Wednesday to 10 am on Friday.  : 

  • 6/19/24 - Morning - Upper Canal - Phase 1 inlet (East of Power Line Rd.) to Division
  • 6/19/24 - Afternoon - Middle Canal - Division to I-84
  • 6/20/24 - Morning - Boardman Canal - Siphon to end


ACROLEIN (MAGNACIDE H) - June 26 (Wednesday): Magnacide H (active ingredient Acrolein) targets pond weed and algae.  Treatment will start at approximately 6 am Wednesday.  The entire canal will be treated, from the Phase I inlet (east of Power Line Rd.) to the endspill in Boardman.  Waters are considered "treated" from 6 am Wednesday to 9 pm on Thursday.



As a general schedule, WEID treats the canal on a 3-week rotation on Wednesdays: 

  • Argos and/or Copper (Wednesdays and Thursdays)
  • Acrolein
  • No Treatment


If you have any questions, please call the office at 541-922-3814.