Case Studies and Success Stories

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Nutrient Remediation | Case Studies and Success Stories

The proper balance of nutrients like phosphorous and nitrogen is vital to the health of your lake or pond. However, high levels of these nutrients can threaten the health and overall aesthetics of the aquatic ecosystem. Our lake and pond management professionals can help control nutrient levels and restore your waterbody through phosphorus locking technologies such as Phoslock and Alum.

Below are case studies highlighting a few of our success stories involving nutrient remediation projects.

Restoring Water Quality at Lake Lake | St. Petersburg, FL

This property is a 14-acre lake located in St. Petersburg, on the western coast of Florida. In January 2012, the HOA contacted SOLitude Lake Management to request assistance with multiple lake issues including bad odors, dead fish and other wildlife, and green murky water. The following is a summary of the initial evaluation, execution of the management plan and ecological restoration of the lake over an 11-month period…

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Controlling Toxic Algae in Drinking Water Reservoir | Auburn, ME

A large lake located in Auburn, ME, is used for recreational fishing and boating and is highly valued as the water supply source for several nearby cities. This lake covers an area of 2,261 acres, has a mean depth of 36 feet and a maximum depth of 118 feet. These features make the lake an ideal coldwater fishery and an excellent water source for a sizeable metropolitan area…

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Mitigating HABs with Alum Application | Harwich, MA

Located in Harwich, MA, this waterbody serves as an ecological, agricultural, and recreational asset to the area. This 174-acre kettle pond is unlike many in the Cape Cod region. It’s relatively shallow in comparison to others, boasting a maximum depth of 28 ft and a mean depth of 13 ft. This pond has supported cranberry farming for roughly 150 years and is an important spawning habitat for Alewife (a small fish species that migrates between fresh and saltwater)…

Restoring Water Quality in 54-Acre Pond | Ryegate, VT

The pond is a 54-acre waterbody with a maximum depth of 46-feet and an average depth of 16-feet. The pond provides valuable fish & wildlife habitat as well as recreational opportunities for area residents, however, there is a long history of nuisance algae blooms and associated water quality impairments…

Contact us at 888.480.5253 to find your lake, stormwater pond, wetlands or fisheries management solution!

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