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    Controlling Algae Bloom In Stormwater Pond
    Aquatic Weed and Algae Control Case Study

    Location and Acreage:
    Naples, FL | .34-Acres

    Project Timeframe: 
    February 2020

    Project Manager:
    Garrett Farmer, Environmental Scientist  

    Site Description:
    A .34 acre pond in Naples, FL, served as an important source of stormwater collection in the community. Over time, however, heavy nutrient loading through stormwater runoff and the presence of ducks had impaired water quality in the 3-5 ft deep waterbody. Members of the community began noticing bad odors and undesirable plankton blooms across the surface of the water.

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    Scope of Work:
    Algae prevention, invasive species removal and water quality management.

    Project Description:
    Management of the pond has been challenging for the community and many approaches have been unsuccessful at fully eradicating undesirable growth. Licensed professionals applied an EPA-registered aquatic algaecide to the waterbody with outstanding results on the nuisance plankton blooms that had plagued the health and beauty of the freshwater ecosystem.

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