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Some things you should look for when considering Lake or Pond Management in Northeast Ohio.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Price is always the most important consideration, right? WRONG! The old adage you get what you pay for certainly applies in this case, as it does in most cases. The cheap options are what we spend a lot of time remedying year after year. The first and most important concern should be does this company know how chemicals being applied may affect my lake, pond, or even home drinking water. We have seen companies that add bleach, yes bleach, to home-owners ponds and lakes. The results of this can be disastrous, not only killing all of the life in the water, but also potentially making drinking water toxic. Before hiring anyone, check their credentials. We at Pond Wiser are licensed and certified through the Ohio Department of Agriculture for aquatic [Read More…]

Get Moving – Pump It Up!

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Do you own a half acre or larger body of water on your property? Or are you thinking about digging one? Most people believe the work is over after the digging, but continued care is necessary if you wish to maximize the aesthetic value of your hard work. It can often be a vicious circle – you dig your pond or lake and then the weeds begin growing. They die off, leaves and other debris blow into the water, and before you know it – your pond is a bog. If active management is not started, soon the bog becomes a swamp, and eventually it can return back to the ground you had removed to create the pond. The major problem associated with large bodies of water is lack of [Read More…]