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Good Article on our work at Ketchum Lake

Ketchum Lake has been one of the more prolific algae toxin producing lakes in the state of Washington.  Aquatechnex biologists were brought in to implement an ALUM treatment program that focused on sequestering phosphorus.  This project has been very successful.  For additional information on this project and results go to the County Web Site at […]

Canyon Lake Phosphorus Project is Deemed Successful

This article appeared in the local Newspaper summarizing the work we have been doing at Canyon Lake.  This project is helping them deal with TMDL limits on Phosphorus in the lake.

New T.R.U.E Aquatic Herbicide Delivery System

Introduction For a number of decades it has been understood that weighted drop hoses are one of the better ways to deliver liquid aquatic herbicides within the water column. The key to a successful treatment is to understand the concentration exposure time relationship for the herbicide selected and the target plant, and then to deliver […]

The Management Trust selects Aquatechnex as Trusted Partner

The Management Trust is a leading national community association management firm that specializes in serving condo associations and homeowner associations across the United States. With a combined 150 years experience, we are committed to providing the very best customer service to those that work with them. Trusted Partners is a risk management and sales development […]

New Herbicide Application Technology Helps Comply with NPDES

The advent of the NPDES permit program brings with it a need to deliver the control necessary while looking for ways to advance technology to do more with less herbicide.  This has been a key mission of aquatic applicators and Aquatechnex has developed a breakthrough technology in this regard. The Targeted Rate Uniform Exposure (TRUE) […]

EPA is Closing in on Ruling Puddles are Navigable Waters, NPDES permits required

The EPA is very close to issuing a rule that would reclassify navigable waters of the US down to ditches and puddles.  While protecting water quality is a critical mission, this will subject property owners to a number of new laws, regulations and fees.  For example, a backyard pond now exempt from regulation under the […]

New EPA Maps show areas that would now be required to get $2,000 permits

The US EPA is attempting to classify a number of new waterbodies as “Waters of the United States”.  Many of these are manmade lakes and systems that don’t currently need an NPDES permit to control aquatic weed and algae growth.  If this goes forward the cost of permits will probably outstrip the cost of treatments.  […]

Aquatechnex Sponsors US EPA Algae Bloom Photo Contest

The North American Lake Management Society and the US Environmental Protection Agency have contracted with the National Environmental Education Foundation to grow awareness of the issues caused by excessive nutrient loading of our nation’s waterways.  Phosphorus loading in recent years has triggered toxic cyanobacteria blooms in almost every state and there have been some significant […]