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Good Article on Results of Our Canyon Lake Project

      The Canyon Lake Newspaper has published a good article on our treatment program to sequester phosphorus and help improve water quality.  The article can be viewed at http://fridayflyer.com/2014/04/18/alum-treatments-proving-effective-in-lake-clarity    

New Phoslock Case Study, Laguna Niguel

Aquatechnex has published a new case study highlighting the work we did at Laguna Niguel Lake this past year.  This lake has long suffered with excessive cyanobacteria blooms that have impacted the use of the park and the concessionaire’s operations.  This case study highlights our monitoring and the development of a Phoslock treatment program to […]

Canyon Lake TMDL Project Starting to Show Results

Aquatechnex biologists have been working under a contract for 2013-2015 to target and remove phosphorus from Canyon Lake in Southern California.  Canyon Lake is a 400 acre reservoir and recreational facility and has been impair by high levels of algae growth.  This resulted in the State setting targets to reduce phosphorus availability in the lake.  […]

Flowering Rush Symposium Presentations Available Here

This past February, the Rocky Mountain Invasive Plant Council hosted a Flowering Rush Symposium as part of their program in Spokane, WA.  Flowering Rush is rapidly colonizing portions of river systems in the Pacific Northwest and control of this species is not yet well understood.  This day long seminar provides excellent background and results of […]

Kyle Langan Qualifies as Certified Lake Manager (CLM)

Aquatechnex biologist Kyle Langan has completed the certification process of the North American Lake Management Society (www.nalms.org) as a Certified Lake Manager. From the NALMS web site: The North American Lake Management Society’s mission is to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today […]

Fish Killing Golden Algae Discovered In California

Aquatechnex biologists are diagnosing the first cases of Prymnesium parveum or Golden Algae at a couple of our projects in Southern California.  This species is a tiny one celled organism with two small “tails” that can be used to move through the water column.  It was discovered in Arizona in 2005 and we have not seen it […]

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Hydrilla and Associated Algae Growth Poisoning Bald Eagles

Here is another news story pointing out the impacts of cyanobacteria on the environment.  Bald Eagles have been dying at an alarming rate because of the toxin produced by this species of blue green algae.  http://thetandd.com/lifestyles/poisonous-pest-hydrilla-doing-more-than-clogging-lakes/article_877f6172-383f-11e3-bfab-001a4bcf887a.html