Why the US Army electrifies this water


The Chicago and Sanitary Ship Canal is the path that invasive carp would take to reach the Great Lakes. So to stop them, the US Army Corps of Engineers has installed an electric barrier. Although for obvious reasons, I didn’t get to see it close up.

Sources, apart from the interview and the team I talked to:
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/s…
https://www.npr.org/2009/12/04/121104…
https://www.npr.org/templates/story/s…
https://apnews.com/article/d44c3701de…
https://dnr.wi.gov/news/mediakits/mk_…

Edited by Dave Stevenson http://www.davestevenson.co.uk/
Thanks to Captain Nate at Peoria Carp Hunters https://peoriacarphunters.com/

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