Category Archive for: ‘Conventional Treatment Failures’

  • The Little Red Shoes L

    A Pond IS NOT a Lake!

    Get the Right Tool for the Job! Fact: Most aeration technologies were designed for use in backyard ponds. Now that aeration (mostly thanks to our efforts at Lake Savers) is gaining traction as a lake restoration tool there are many companies attempting to jump on …

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  • Danger Chemicals3

    Chemical Herbicides – An Unsustainable Approach

    Chemical Herbicides Kill Weeds, but Don’t Fix the Deeper Problem… There’s no doubt that chemical herbicides kill weeds. They’re fast, produce dead weeds, but don’t restore the lake. They don’t resolve nutrient overloading. In fact, herbicides actually contribute to the problem. Here’s why: Poisoned weeds and algae blooms …

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  • Over treated Lake

    Alum – Covers Up, But Can’t Correct

    Alum – A Temporary, Toxic Nutrient Cap, Not a Sustainable Solution… Alum treatment is often the “go to” strategy for moderate to severely impaired lakes caught in the grip of toxic algae growth. Here’s what’s wrong: Alum treatments do nothing to reduce nitrogen – the …

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