Alternative Dredging Techniques for Muck Removal

20 Jun

Is your body of water overcome with muck or sediment? Has your search for muck removal led you to believe that dredging your lake or pond is the best solution? The truth is conventional dredging techniques are very messy. The typically damaging process involves first draining the pond and removing all wildlife before the heavy […]

How to Get Involved in Community Water Restoration

23 May

Striving for and maintaining a high standard for groundwater is a critical component to improving overall water quality. By controlling the use of herbicides, pesticides, and manure, we can help eliminate contamination and reduce the dumping of waste and compounds into our waterways. Another key component to improving our communities’ water quality is by protecting […]

Pond Aeration Systems for Naturally Improving Water Quality

11 Jan

Why is the Presence of Oxygen Critical for the Health of a Pond? Lack of oxygen in a pond leads to unpleasant aesthetics as well as an unhealthy life balance. The buildup of organic sediment is a result of fertilizers, grass clippings, leaves, animal waste, and septic waste causing the “muck” and the unpleasant odor. […]

Winter Fish Kill Prevention: Reducing Winter Muck and Decaying Weeds and Algae

17 Nov

In the summer, lakes and ponds are thought of as scenes of constant activity, teeming with fish, frogs, turtles, snakes, bugs and humans. But when colder weather comes, pond dynamics change drastically and an improperly cared for body of water can become an uninhabitable environment in a very short period of time. Fish that spend […]

What Can Be Done for Lake Okeechobee?

16 Aug

Lake Okeechobee, often referred to as “The Lake”, is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. Due to heavy rainfall during the month of January, Lake Okeechobee was experiencing its highest water levels in nearly a century. Once the water levels hit a foot above normal, public officials decided to take action out […]

Sediment Floc Reduction, Nuisance Algae Reduction, Water Quality Improvements, and Other Observed Ecological Benefits, in Lake Apopka, Florida

03 Mar

Excerpt from: Overall Trends in the Efficacy of Allied Group/CleanFlo’s Laminar Flow Aeration and Bioaugmentation as a Treatment for Sediment Floc Reduction, Nuisance Algae Reduction, Water Quality Improvements, and Other Observed Ecological Benefits, in Lake Apopka, Florida January, 2016 Prepared by: Restorative Lake Sciences Jennifer L. Jermalowicz-Jones, Ph.D. Candidate Water Resources Director “INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY: Lake Apopka is […]

Lake Apopka Restoration- Magnolia Park

02 Mar

Once a great fishing lake, Lake Apopka has been continually polluted by muck farmers, fertilizers run-off and other sources. These practices have had a detrimental effect on the lake. At 31,000 acres, Lake Apopka is one of the largest lakes in Florida. In the 1930’s, this lake was considered the best bass fishing lake in […]

Treatment for Aquatic Vegetation Growth, Organic Matter Accumulation, Nuisance Algae, and Water Quality in Indian Lake, Cass County, Michigan.

02 Mar

Excerpt from: Restorative Lake Sciences  Overall Trends in the Efficacy of Inversion Oxygenation Aeration and Bioaugmentation as a Treatment for Aquatic Vegetation Growth, Organic Matter Accumulation, Nuisance Algae, and Water Quality in Indian Lake, Cass County, Michigan 2012-2014 Prepared by: Jennifer L. Jermalowicz-Jones, PhD Candidate Water Resources Director ” INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY: Indian Lake is located […]

Restoration of Powai Lake

24 Feb

Excerpt from: Presentation on Conservation and Revival of Powai Lake Prepared by: Shri M.R. Sohoni Dy. Municipal Commissioner (Special Engineering) Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai Brief History Powai lake was created in 1891 by constructing dam between two hillocks across Mithi River. Catchment area of the lake is about 600 hectors and water spread area […]