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The Zebra Mussels are on the ropes!
Invasive zebra mussels, found on the wire ropes that lift and lower Big Bend Dam’s spillway gates to help reduce downstream flooding, can compromise how well these wire ropes can work when needed. Washing off your boat before moving it from one waterway to another is a critical to helping reduce further impact on critical regional infrastructure. Learn how fast this tiny creature can spread.

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