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Zebra mussels have been found in seven Alexandria area lakes.

Zequanox: Is it safe to use in Alexandria area lakes to combat zebra mussels?

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Zequanox kills zebra and quagga mussels, according to experts in the field. But are the current studies sufficient to determine whether it is safe for humans recreating in and around Alexandria area lakes?


Dr. Daniel Molloy, retired scientist from the New York Museum Cambridge Research Institute, recently visited Alexandria to discuss using the biopesticide Zequanox to combat zebra mussels in Alexandria area lakes.

What is the mechanism that causes the mussels to die?

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