Manatee County Introduces ‘Weedoo’ To Help Keep Waterways Clean

Weedooboats - Manatee County Introduces ‘Weedoo’

BRADENTON, Fla. – Manatee County is getting some help keeping the water clean.

Weedooboats - Manatee County Introduces Weedoo boats

The Weedoo machine resembles an excavator on water and can scoop up excess seagrass, cleaning overcrowded ponds and lakes with lily pads, invasive grass, and more. Each Weedoo machine costs $75,000, and Manatee County purchased two. 

Manatee County officials believe Weedoo is a valuable investment for their employees, the community, and the waterways. 

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