Byline: Chris Heidenrich Daily Herald Staff Writer
Island Lake is banking on a pellet this summer to help make a dent in the weed population in its lake of the same name.
At the suggestion of the village's lake management committee, Island Lake trustees on Thursday unanimously approved spending $5,490 for the slow-release pellet Sonar, as well as two other chemicals to control algae.
Aquatic Weed Technology of Roselle will provide and apply Sonar and the anti-algae chemicals Cutrine Plus and copper sulfate.
Sonar would be applied in a five-acre area on the north side that includes mostly Circle Lagoon and the inlet along Forest Drive. Water does …