Mussel risk at McPhee could limit boat access

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Mussel risk at McPhee could limit boat access

McPhee managers consider plan to avoid mussel invasion
Quagga mussels love metal substrate of dams, irrgation pipes and penstocks as shown in a 2015 photo. If McPhee reservoir became contaminated, maintenance costs would increase significantly.
Lakes across Colorado are beefing up boat inspections to avoid contamination of the dreaded quagga and zebra mussels.
Harvey Baker places a tag on a boat at McPhee Reservoir this year after making sure it is drained to prevent invasive species.

Mussel risk at McPhee could limit boat access

Quagga mussels love metal substrate of dams, irrgation pipes and penstocks as shown in a 2015 photo. If McPhee reservoir became contaminated, maintenance costs would increase significantly.
Lakes across Colorado are beefing up boat inspections to avoid contamination of the dreaded quagga and zebra mussels.
Harvey Baker places a tag on a boat at McPhee Reservoir this year after making sure it is drained to prevent invasive species.
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