The algae blooms have been dramatically reduced in all three ponds in just one month of treatment. Even the thick, surface algae which previously covered the large pond is dramatically reduced, and what remains has turned brown and is sinking. Originally, the owner planned to use StartSmart at a problem solving dose for perhaps 4 to 6 months, but in just one treatment, Harrison Vaughn was able to switch to maintenance dose (one half of the problem solving dose). The algae and weed problems have been dramatically improved, and the ponds are now in great shape for fishing.
Algae removal with StartSmart: These examples show the effect of StartSmart in removing algae for a 8 acre lake at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. StartSmart: A ready to use liquid, an all-purpose biological lake additive designed for lakes and ponds from ¼ acre to 5 Acres. StartSmart is super- concentrate, with an ideal mix of bacteria that out compete algae for nutrients. Size: 4 litre containers.
As part of “The Canch Environmental Improvement Scheme” Land & Water Services were contracted to carry out dredging & environmental enhancement works on the river Ryton running through the Canch park for Bassetlaw district council.
The enhancement works included dredging 335 metres of river bed to a depth of 1.2M and removing 400m3 of silts, the instruction from the client was to retain and use all the dredged silts on site as part of a solution to provide new vegetated ledges, which run the full length down one side of the river bank.
As part of the contract British waterways instructed Land & Water Services to repair the badly eroding banks and use as much retained silts as possible.
“Nicospan” was the chosen as the product to install at the water’s edge, it provides a high-quality and economical erosion control system and is designed specifically for protecting vertical banks. Easily installed, Nicospan is especially useful where access to the bank is limited and is an ideal low cost bank protection system that allows the use of dredged silts as fill.