Water Quality Management For Reservoirs: Prevent Toxic Algae


Cyanobacteria Management Solutions for Reservoirs

As a Reservoir and Drinking Water Facility Manager for your community, you are concerned about cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) in your surface water supply. We all know about the threat to public health and taste and odor issues these HABS (Harmful Algae Blooms) can cause. Our team of environmental experts and water quality management professionals is here to help you keep your water supply safe and free of these issues. The water quality of your reservoir plays a key role in the success and well-being of your community.

How can you best ensure that the most sustainable and efficient solutions are implemented? The residents of your municipality are counting on you to provide them with safe, clean drinking water, so it is critical that reservoirs are properly maintained.

Consider some more proactive approaches to your management strategy:

      • Revamp your water quality testing and monitoring program. Identify the specific algal species that are the root cause of your problem, and develop treatment strategies specific to the control and ultimately the prevention of these species.
      • Perform bathymetric evaluations. Better understand your waterbody, better quantify the location and volume of the issues, and treat more accurately, effectively, and cost-effectively.
      • Utilize nutrient remediation technologies. Reduce the root cause of your water quality issues to get ahead of the problem
      • Consider aeration systems. Systems are designed specifically to meet the needs of large lake and reservoir systems.

Provide Clean, Safe Drinking Water

SOLitude has cleaned out our ponds

We have 5 water features on the property and before SOLitude Lake Management came, our ponds were full of algae and aquatic weeds, looking very unhealthy. In the past 7 years, SOLitude has cleaned out our ponds and got them back into shape making them look like amazing water features as they should be.

Aaron Tenley

Supervisor, Leisure World of Maryland, Silver Spring, MD

My ‘go to’ firm!

SOLitude Lake Management has been and will continue to be my “go to” firm…The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and willing to always go that extra mile. Their responsiveness to questions, concerns or work orders is fantastic. They have taken the time to educate me and have worked to find cost effective solutions that are sometimes outside of the box. Keep up the great work!

Sally Stamper

Newport News, VA

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 reservoir, lake and pond management include:

Nanobubble Aeration

Bio-engineered Living Shorelines (Erosion Control)

Biochar (All-natural Nutrient Remediation)

Highly Selective Herbicides

Innovative Solutions

We are happy to provide a suite of innovative solutions that proactively manage your water quality to ensure safe, healthy drinking water is being distributed to the local community. Enhance your water resources 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

community stormwater pond

Adopt the Integrated Approach: Lake Management Solutions that Work Better Together

Waterbodies are complex which means they often need attention from many angles. A holistic Annual Management Plan that incorporates traditional and nanobubble aeration, nutrient remediation and annual water quality testing can give you a healthy, beautiful waterbody. Neglecting to establish a buffer or an aeration system, for example, could leave your waterbody vulnerable to toxic algae blooms and another water quality issues. Integrating customized reservoir solutions will lead to a more balanced management program and give you peace of mind, year-round knowing the local community is enjoying safe, healthy drinking water.

Secure the water quality solutions you need with SOLitude to provide your customers with safe drinking water.