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Silver Lake: An Aeration Design Case Study

Aeration design has been done twice for 99 acre Silver Lake in Summit County, OH. It is a groundwater-dominated seepage lake constructed in the mid to late 1800’s that until the early 1970’s received varying amounts of wastewater. Legacy nutrients from these periods have maintained the lake as eutrophic, despite improvements in the watershed (i.e.,... Read More
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Aeration Eliminates Accumulated Sediment

A community project at East Twin Lake in Michigan removed over 90 dangerous timbers from the lake in 2002. Once cleared, noticeable levels of sediment were observed. In 2002, aeration came to the aid of our upper lake. We were not satisfied seeing our lake filled with unsightly and increasing sediment. East Twin is a... Read More
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Winston Park Nutrient Reduction

Winston Park is a residential community in subtropical Coconut Creek, FL. The study lake is a borrow pit and retention pond, surrounded by landscaped lawn and partially by single-family homes. Due to a reduction in oxygen during fall turnover, this lake experienced massive fish kills every fall. Vertex installed an aeration system sized for 0.8... Read More
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Heron Cay Lake Destratified with Aeration

Heron Cay, a high-end gated residential development in South Florida , experienced a number of problems in their 21-acre lake. The lake needed to be destratified due to severely low oxygen levels at the bottom. Without beneficial bacteria to break down organics, heavy muck accumulation and foul odors were present. The lake used what little... Read More
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Bahia Del Mar Lake Restoration Case Study

Bahia Del Mar is a 14 acre lake located in St. Petersburg, FL. In January, 2012, the Home Owners Association contacted a local lake management company to request assistance with multiple lake issues. They experienced foul odors, ongoing fish kills and recurring algae blooms. Together, these signs pointed to the need for a full lake... Read More
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