Lake Management

Should You Use Beneficial Bacteria, UV Technology, or Algaecide to Treat Green Water?
Green water has a tendency to make water gardening a nightmare if it happens to you, but during warmer months this can become a common problem for hobbyists.  There are so many things your immediately told to try to resolve...
Why You Should Use a Lake Tint
Have you walked golf course with beautiful blue water or driven by that gorgeous looking lake on your drive home? These water features are likely using a lake tint to achieve that picture perfect coloring. Lake tint adds a beautiful...
What Is Lake Turnover?
Lake turnover is a natural phenomenon that can occur in any given lake during rapid changes in weather temperatures.  A turnover is the rapid mixing of lake water.  Turnover can have devastating effects on fish, plants, and amphibians that live...
Should I Worry About Lake Care During Winter?
With cooler weather, the last thing a lake owner wants to do is get out and maintain a large body of water. The good news is that you may not have to. Here are a few things to check to...
How to Prepare a Lake for Winter
Winters on a lake can be slow, but that is not to underestimate amount of activity that is occurring under the water.  Year round a lake supports the ecosystem with fish, plants, and a natural resource for wildlife and waterfowls....
Should I Allow Natural Fall Foliage in My Lake?
Lake experts often talk about the dangers of excessive fall foliage. Many lake management guides even suggest clearing the south lake shore of trees. But you may wonder, is it really that bad to let leaves gather in a lake?...
6 Things You Need to Know About Mosquitoes and Lake Management
Managing a lake and keeping it clean, healthy, and fun for visitors is a tall order. A lot can go wrong with a lake if you aren’t diligent in your maintenance routine. One of the most annoying (and potentially unhealthy) issues,...
Made Easy with The Block™
Lake Management can be a time consuming and constantly monitored project, but it does not have to be. Whether you have one lake or management a business to help others with their property’s lakes, pond boss PRO is here to...
How to Prevent Green Water in Your Lake
As summer months are warming up, it is the time to enjoy the outdoors. Wake up early for a calm morning by the dock, enjoy a round of golf with friends, or gather around the lake for an evening with...
The 411 on Beneficial Bacteria
The use of beneficial bacteria is a safe natural way to help reduce harmful bacteria and improve oxygen levels in your lake.  Since bacteria compete for the same food source, using a concentrate of beneficial bacteria will help in reducing...
Sub Surface Aeration Startup
Starting up a sub surface aeration system for your lake can be quite the undertaking, but with the right tools and equipment this process is made simple. First, you will need to know a little bit about sub surface aeration...
How to Winterize Surface and Sub Surface Aerators
Winter kill is a dreaded term in lake management used to describe a massive toll on the fish population of a lake due to ice cover. One of the best ways to prevent winter kill is to prepare for winter by...
Fall Lake Maintenance
Fall is a beautiful time of year to enjoy the outdoors and cooler temperatures. Spending time out on or around the lake can be a high priority for gatherings of family and friends. Plus, the colorful reflections on the water...
Why to Add a Fountain to Your Lake
Having a lake can bring so much life to a backyard space, housing community, farm, or golf course. Not only does water bring people together, but it supports life of local wildlife, and adds beauty to any space. Adding a...
How to Reduce Lake Erosion
For many lake owners or lake management companies, erosion is natural occurrences that that can cause several problems if they are not addressed early on. Lake erosion is often identified as a breakdown of soil into your lake. Here we...
Top 4 Things You Need for Lake Management Setup
Managing a lake can be a big undertaking.  Not to worry you are a boss and with these 4 key items you will be well on your way to being a pro. To save you time, you can skip down...
6 Reasons to Aerate Your Lake
Aeration can be done easily, with minimal maintenance or cost required. So really, there’s no reason not to aerate your lake!
How Can I Prepare My Lake for the Cold Winter Months?
It is true that off-season lake management equals summer enjoyment. And, there are a fair number of items that occur in the winter that can cause issues as the weather warms up. Adverse Conditions that Effect Lake Enjoyment Algae, aquatic...
3 Ways Leaves Can Damage Your Pond This Fall
In some areas, tourists flock to the countryside every year to take in the colors of fall foliage. While these falling leaves can be quite beautiful, they can also do incredible damage to a backyard pond, in three major ways:...
How to Protect Your Lake During a Drought
Since freshwater is arguably the most important liquid on the planet when it comes to sustaining life, successful lake management during drought periods is crucial to minimize any impact. A drought can have severe economic, environmental, and social consequences. Economic...
Environmental Reasons To Have A Lake
Whether you are walking around a lake with your pet or sitting next to one in a lawn chair, it is hard to beat the calming sensation that your body feels when it is next to the water. However, proper...