Pond Aeration - During the dry, hot summer weather the water temperatures in ponds and small lakes gets hot. The oxygen levels decline as the water temperatures rise. Warmer water holds less oxygen. The decline is due to the phytoplankton, which produces oxygen during the day, and consumes it at night, along with other living organisms in the water.
Fish kills occur when the weather is hot, cloudy, and calm with no wind for three days. The oxygen demand is high during this time, with no wind or photosynthesis to replenish the oxygen. The fish begin to stress and die.
The ammonia levels sharply rise, further increasing the oxygen demand. The oxygen supply is lowest at dawn, and the fish kill occurs. Summer fish kills frequently occur in August. Occasionally a winter fish kill occurs when an ice cover seals a shallow lake for an extended time. Winter and summer fish kills can be avoided.
Pond aeration can alleviate this concern. A pond or lake owner can install an affordable pond aeration system in a day with the assistance of a knowledgeable technician.
The most efficient aeration system is one that pumps water AND aerates at the same time. Most aeration systems either agitate the surface water like an eggbeater or use a blower system to bubble air off the bottom of the pond or lake. Neither method efficiently pumps and aerates simultaneously. Our patented aerators will do both.
Using our 2-unit package aeration system in your pond or lake, we are able to aerate AND pump approximately 500,000 gallons per day. Since the units sit on the bottom they will aerate and mix the anaerobic or oxygen depleted zone of the impoundment, thereby enhancing the degradation of the organic waste on the bottom.
Our units require no maintenance and have a lifespan of 20+ years.
Wastewater Treatment - Our patented aerators are used in various wastewater applications. Sewer odor is present in lift stations when organic matter remains in the station too long before the pumps cycle and remove the waste. Hydrogen sulfide gas is the primary gas that is smelled in the lift stations, wet wells, headworks of the treatment plants, or lagoons.