If you have a pond or lake on your property, it is a body of water that looks spectacular and brings you much joy. Whether swimming with friends, fishing by yourself, or boating with your family, these and other activities are just some of the many reasons why you love your land's pond or lake. But as it is with most ponds and lakes, property owners need to take a variety of steps to ensure these bodies of water stay in excellent condition. While you may try to handle the task of lake and pond management on your own, chances are you simply don't possess the in-depth knowledge needed to solve complex issues that may arise. When you need professional lake and pond management, it's time to turn to our experts here at Crosscreek Environmental.
Water Quality Testing and Monitoring
When you're out on the water or sitting on the bank fishing, you may start to notice a bad odor coming from your pond or lake water. Along with this, you may start to notice various types of algae growth. If you notice these or other similar problems, time is of the essence. Should you delay, the problems are only going to get worse. To find out what the problem is and how it can be corrected, experts from Crosscreek Environmental Inc. can perform state-of-the-art water quality monitoring and testing. By using the latest scientific tests, our experts can accurately measure your water's phosphorus, nitrogen, pH reading, and much more. Once done, we can recommend various treatment options that will get your pond or lake healthy.
Aquatic Weed Prevention and Control
If there is one thing you don't want to see happening in your pond or lake, it is algae growth and various types of aquatic weeds starting to take hold. When this happens, the result is not only a lake or pond that no longer looks beautiful, but also one where the natural ecosystem becomes out of balance, killing off fish and other members of the ecosystem. To combat this, Crosscreek Environmental Inc. can offer various types of methods to control this problem, such as mechanical harvesting, aerial treatments, environmentally-safe herbicides, and other options.
Whether you have a small pond on your property or a large lake, erosion control is vital to keeping your body of water looking great as well as healthy. Occurring due to such things as bad weather, poorly-designed landscaping, or simply an ecosystem that may finally be showing its age, these and other factors can lead to shoreline erosion. If the problem is not addressed promptly, you may start finding gullies, trenches, or dangerous banks forming around your lake or pond, creating possible hazards as well as eyesores. To solve this problem, we at Crosscreek Environmental Inc. often choose to use photodegradable knitted mesh systems strategically placed around the water's shoreline. Once installed, these systems can create sediment containment barriers, holding the soil in place and allowing grass and native vegetation to begin growing, which will create a natural buffer against shoreline erosion. Check out some of our erosion control services here.
In all lakes and ponds, sediment builds up beneath the water year after year. Eventually, it gets to the point where the pond or lake may no longer be able to retain water. When this starts to happen, it may be time to inquire about dredging services with us here at Crosscreek Environmental Inc. to solve your problem. By doing so, this procedure can often greatly increase the lifespan of your pond or lake. As for the specific benefits of dredging, they include increasing the water's volume and depth by as much as 15 feet, eradicating debris and deep-rooted plants, increasing flow in channels, and restoring stormwater detention capacity. Using our mechanical or hydraulic dredges, we can make this task much easier and far more efficient.
Whether you are wanting a floating fountain installed on your lake or pond or already have one installed that needs maintenance, we at Crosscreek Environmental Inc. can help. One of the most beautiful sites on any lake or pond, floating fountains bring a look of elegance and flair to any property. However, they also serve important functions to any body of water where they are located. For example, they allow for continual water circulation and aeration, helping to keep the water healthy. Also, they limit damage that can occur from excessive nutrient buildup within the water, keeping the ecosystem of your lake or pond in balance.
Since there are so many tasks associated with keeping your lake or pond looking great and staying as healthy as possible, rely on expert lake and pond management from us here at Crosscreek Environmental. To learn more about us, call us at 941-479-7811, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out a pricing request form online.
At Crosscreek Environmental, we believe in providing a comprehensive, environmentally friendly approach in creating solutions to maintain the beauty and health of Florida's ponds, lakes, wetlands, and shorelines. We use the B.E.S.T.™ geo-tube solution and are one of the best geo-tube solution providers in the state of Florida.