Aeration

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4 Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Your Stormwater Pond

September 14th, 2020

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), approximately 40% of the American population lives within coastal counties in 2015. This coincides with a 40% population increase in these same coastal counties from 1970 to 2010, in an area which makes up only 10% of the country’s total land mass. As anyone living along […]

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Back to Basics: Nanobubbles vs. Fountains vs. Aeration

September 10th, 2020

AS SEEN IN Community Association Institute (CAI) Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley. Oxygen is essential to life, including the desirable life that lives below the surface of our lakes and ponds. When pollution, invasive aquatic weed growth and nuisance algae blooms cover the surface of the water, this prevents dissolved oxygen, or DO, from reaching the […]

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The State of Applied Lake Management: An Expert’s Perspective

August 18th, 2020

Written by industry expert Marc Bellaud, Director of Technical Services As seen in Lakeline Magazine, a publication of the North America Lake Management Society (NALMS). NALMS’ mission is to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow. Founded in Portland, Maine in […]

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How to Get Rid of Aquatic Midge Flies in Freshwater Ponds

March 16th, 2020

Written by: David Cottrell, District Manager and Botanist I recently met with a client who recounted a story of a lakefront cookout that was plagued by thousands of swarming insects. The culprits were midge flies and they created a terrible nuisance as neighbors tried to enjoy a beautiful evening together in Northeast Florida. The midges […]

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Case Study: Nanobubbles Transform a Golf Course Lake in FL

August 15th, 2019

Nanobubbles are an exciting new technology that is helping restore water quality in some of the most problematic lakes and ponds. One such lake that greatly benefitted from the infusion of these tiny bubbles is located in a large development district in Bonita Springs, FL. This 1.3-acre lake was persistently plagued by multiple species of […]

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A Technological Break-Through in Sustainable Lake Management

May 21st, 2019

Written by Industry Expert Bo Burns, Biologist & Market Development Manager Algae: it comes in many forms and colors. It’s slimy, stinky and can ruin the beauty and function of your golf course lakes and irrigation systems. It’s also one of the oldest known organisms on this planet, which might explain its knack for survival, […]

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Use Aeration to Prevent Winter Fish Kills

November 29th, 2018

Written by Industry Expert Joe Holz, International Sales Manager at Kasco Marine Winter fish kills are a serious threat to your fish population if you live in the north. If large amounts of snow and ice form on your pond or lake, it can block out sunlight from penetrating into the water. Without sunlight, plants die, […]

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Winter Fountain Maintenance: Time for an Oil & Seals Change?

October 9th, 2018

Your floating fountain helps to maintain the balance of your pond or lake with constant aeration while providing a pleasing view throughout summer months. As we head into winter, now is the best time to consider scheduling critical maintenance and “TLC” for your fountain, such as an oil and seals maintenance service. This important fountain maintenance […]

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Breaking Through the Thermocline to Prevent Fish Kills

June 18th, 2018

Written by Industry Expert Cory Smith, Aquatic Specialist & Regional Leader The long, warm days of summer provide the perfect backdrop for swimming, boating and fishing, but the last thing you want to encounter at your lake or pond is a summer fish kill. Fish kills are often a natural occurrence that can happen any […]

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Solar Aeration System: Aerate Your Pond Without Electricity

May 7th, 2018

Written by Industry Expert Hunter Poland, Environmental Scientist It’s not hard to identify a stagnant lake or pond. Typically, a waterbody lacking proper water circulation is characterized by foul odors, cloudy or scummy water, nuisance aquatic weeds and algae, and, in many cases, a plethora of mosquitoes. Fortunately, it is possible to reverse the problems […]

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