SOLitude Establishes Long Island Presence Through Acquisition

February 27th, 2020

Topics: SOLitude News


The nation’s largest freshwater management firm has established an official presence in Long Island, NY, through the acquisition of The Pond Guy, Inc.

SOLitude Lake Management is an industry-leading environmental firm providing turn-key lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management solutions to clients in more than 36 states. The rebranding of The Pond Guy, which will be officially completed in April, further expands SOLitude’s nationwide presence in the state of New York and across the East Coast.

Founded in 1998 by owner Joe Kastalek, The Pond Guy, Inc. is one of the original lake and pond management companies to serve Long Island’s Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Westchester, and New York City’s five Boroughs. Kastalek’s team specializes in a broad range of freshwater management services, including fountain and aeration system design, aquatic plant and algae management, wetland remediation, mosquito control, and fish stocking.

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The SOLitude and The Pond Guy teams find common ground in their focus on pragmatic client relations and commitment to ecologically-friendly practices. Through this acquisition, SOLitude can offer new sustainable tools and technologies to municipalities and residential communities in the region to more effectively target growing environmental and public health concerns associated with invasive species spread, nutrient pollution, and toxic cyanobacteria blooms.

“We are excited to broaden our national reach and bring SOLitude’s expertise to Long Island and surrounding boroughs,” Marc Bellaud, President of SOLitude Lake Management said. “The Pond Guy team has helped pioneer environmental sustainability and stewardship throughout the region, and we look forward to expanding on that commitment.” 

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Contact the experts at 888-480-5253 for all of your lake, stormwater pond, wetland and fisheries management needs. 

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.

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