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    Top 5 Pond Management Articles of 2020

    by: SOLitude Lake Management   |   Nov 09, 2020

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    The days have been slow, but the year has gone by fast! As we round out 2020, let’s take a look at the year’s most popular educational articles. Take a peek (or refresh your memory) with our top five, which cover all things aeration, toxic algae, shoreline erosion and the importance of lakes and ponds during the current pandemic. If you want to learn more interesting facts about your lakes and ponds, subscribe to our blog!

    Blog Mini Square Pics - things-to-do-during-social-distancing-top-five-articles-of2-2-5. Social Distancing? Here's 15 Things To Do On or Around Your Waterbody

    In the face of COVID-19, many of us have traded large gatherings and public outings for seclusion in our homes, and this can lead to feelings of loneliness or cabin-fever. Time spent in nature, particularly around the water, can help counteract these feelings. In fact, science proves it! Get out there and have fun with our 15 social distancing activities.

    Blog Mini Square Pics - water quality testing-top-5-articles-of-20204. How Data Collection Helps Build Successful Management Plans

    Clean water enhances our communities in many ways. And the health of these systems is dependent on many measurable factors. Learn how data can be leveraged to uphold the natural balance of your lake or pond so it can continue to meet your unique goals - whatever they may be!

    Blog Mini Square Pics -erosion-control-top-five-articles-in 20203. Shoreline Restoration With Erosion Control Technology

    No matter how much you enjoy your waterbody, eroded shorelines can significantly detract from your experience AND pose serious dangers to the community. Luckily, new solutions can be used to revitalize damage and erosion. See how one HOA community was completely transformed using this advanced, eco-friendly technology. 

    Blog Mini Square Pics-top-five-articles-of-2020-submersed-aeration-fountain-nanobubble2. Back to Basics: Nanobubbles vs. Fountains vs. Aeration

    The water quality benefits of dissolved oxygen are extensive in lakes and ponds, which is why there are an array of solutions available to help circulate and oxygenate your waterbody. When considering an aeration solution, it’s important to understand the benefits and limitations of each option available to you. Here’s the rundown.

    Harmful Algal Bloom1. Nutrient Loading May be Fueling Toxic Algae in Your Community

    Nutrients play an important role in our environment, but an excess of nutrients like phosphorus and nitrogen can have devastating effects in lakes and ponds. Beyond the algae and nuisance weeds, excess nutrients can fuel harmful cyanobacteria, which are known to produce toxins linked to neurological diseases. Review the facts so you can protect yourself.

    We look forward to the new year and remain committed to our mission to protect and preserve our freshwater resources. Subscribe to our blog for more educational articles, company updates and exciting industry news!

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    SOLitude Lake Management is a nationwide environmental firm committed to providing sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources and reduce our environmental footprint. SOLitude’s team of aquatic resource management professionals specializes in the development and execution of customized lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management programs that include water quality testing and restoration, nutrient remediation, algae and aquatic weed control, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, bathymetry, shoreline erosion restoration, mechanical harvesting and hydro-raking, lake vegetation studies, biological assessments, habitat evaluations, and invasive species management. Services and educational resources are available to clients nationwide, including homeowners associations, multi-family and apartment communities, golf courses, commercial developments, ranches, private landowners, reservoirs, recreational and public lakes, municipalities, drinking water authorities, parks, and state and federal agencies. SOLitude Lake Management is a proud member of the Rentokil Steritech family of companies in North America.

    Topics: Water Quality/Nutrient Remediation, Aquatic Weeds and Algae, Fisheries Management, Pond Management Best Practices, Published Articles