Lake and Pond Management for Universities and Colleges
Maintain Beautiful and Functional Waterbodies on Campus
We know that the lakes and ponds at your university or college serve an important role. They add beauty and often serve as focal points on campus. They may also serve as stormwater management facilities, filtering pollutants from runoff and helping to mitigate flooding after heavy rains. We also know that taking care of these lakes and ponds, and keeping them functioning properly, is no easy task. With SOLitude, you will find premire lake management solutions that will give you beautiful, healthy waterbodies that impress your staff and students on campus.
Optimizing Lake Management Strategies with New Technologies
At SOLitude, we focus on bringing the latest industry innovations and technologies to the forefront in order to better serve our client’s management goals. These new resources allow us to target and proactively manage aquatic ecosystems. A few of the latest game-changing innovations in lake and pond management include:
- Nanobubble Aeration
- Bio-engineered Living Shorelines (Erosion Control)
- Biochar (All-natural Nutrient Remediation)
- Highly Selective Herbicides
Acheive Beautiful Waterbodies Year-Round with Nanobubbles
Maintaining a healthy waterbody year-round can be difficult when run off and excess nutrients are constantly entering the water column. Luckily, with the latest industry technology, acheiving a beautiful, healthy waterbody year-round is possible with nanobubble aeration.
Nanobubbles are ultra-fine and nearly invisible to the eye. As a result of their size, nanobubbles have no buoyance which allows them to remain within the water column for extended periods of time, providing unparalleled direct oxygenation of the water. Nanobubbles also have the ability to connect with metals and pollutants in the water which renders them from becoming active and causing undesirable water quality conditions like toxic algae, aquatic weeds and foul odors. Incorporating nanobubbles into your Annual Management Plan with enhance the overall health of your waterbody, year-round.
Maintain a Healthy Aquatic Ecosystem with Holistic Solutions
We are happy to provide a suite of innovative solutions that proactively manage your waterbody so you can focus on other maintenance tasks around campus. Complete your campus with proactive aquatic management solutions such as:
- Floating Fountains
- Water Quality Testing and Monitoring
- Erosion Control
- Fisheries Management
- Nuisance Algae and Aquatic Weed Prevention and Control
- Nutrient Remediation
- Beneficial Buffer Management
- Bathymetric Studies
Integrate the Art and Science of Aquatic Aesthetics
From the beautiful architectural fountains and the customized management plan you invest in, your students and faculty deserve a natural environment that captivates the eye. But, it’s not just about the beauty. Sound science and a focus on regulatory compliance are also required to achieve that ecologically balanced and well-maintained lake or pond on your campus.
Professional lake and pond management takes care of it all for you: adherence to federal, state and municipal regulations and the necessary stormwater pond inspections, to lake mapping and bathymetric studies that help you budget and allocate funds for potentially costly expenses (i.e., dredging).
Capitalize on an ecologically balanced and sustainable lake and pond management program that rewards you with the peace of mind to know you have a comprehensive, all-inclusive program in place that takes away the burden of management, leaving you with all the benefits of an aesthetically pleasing aquatic ecosystem that is a focal point for the campus.
Enrich your ecosystem. Inspire your students, staff and visitors.
Secure the solutions you need to maintain thriving, sustainable lakes and ponds on your campus with SOLitude.