Common Water Body Problems:

Lily Pads

The Problem

Lily Pads are generally a beneficial plant to have in a pond — except when they grow so out of control that they take over the entire surface. Lily pads can get out of control for one simple reason – muck on the bottom. Lily pad roots or tubers are tremendously effective at pulling nutrients from bottom sediments – and they love mucky bottoms!

Lily Pad Reduction Success Stories

AirStream Technology, the Natural Way to Reclaim Your Lakefront

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CASE STUDY:
Solving Lakefront Weed, Algae and Muck Problems

The Challenge

Lots of Muck, excessive lily pads and milfoil -- not uncommon for many lakefront properties. Cutting weeds or dowsing them with chemicals is at best a temporary band-aid to a deeper problem. A Southwest Michigan Lakefront owner was looking for an alternative to clear up over a foot of organic muck on his shoreline that was feeding excessive weed growth making it difficult to swim and get the boat in and out.

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The AerationTech Solution

By solving the muck problem with a combination of aeration and biological treatment, we can solve a lily pad problem. However, the process can take multiple seasons and often it makes sense to speed the process along with by harvesting or a one-time herbicide treatment.

Contact AerationTech at (269) 383-3400 or info@aerationtech.com to discuss how we can help fix your lily padproblem.