Safest Herbicide to Spray Over Water

Always choose herbicides formulated for aquatic use over water and follow directions exactly. Several herbicides are effective on weeds that grow in and near water but the broad-spectrum herbicide glyphosate has the fewest restrictions on aquatic use.

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Chicago native Laura Reynolds has been writing for 40 years. She attended American University (D.C.), Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois Chicago and has a B.S. in communications (theater). Originally a secondary school communications and history teacher, she's written one book and edited several others. She has 30 years of experience as a local official, including service as a municipal judge.