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Silt Removal Options

Silt and debris building up in your pond and lake can be a real cause for concern. Not only can it create nasty odours and be displeasing aesthetically it can increase the flood risk and potentially dry out the water course. At Aquatic Solutions we offer many options for dredging your lake or pond and […]

Aquatic Weed Cutting

The sun is out, the summer months are here and plant life is blooming. Without aquatic plants our watercourses would be dull, but they do offer some advantages other than beauty – fish rely on aquatic plants for their food and habitat, they provide a safe cover for nesting areas and help filter pollutants in […]

Desilting, silt removal and dredging

Desilting, silt removal and dredging   Desilting Silt collects on the bottoms of rivers, lakes and ponds, it is a fine sediment that is caused by the decay of organisms into the water. The build-up of silt will lead to a reduction in water depth, an increased risk of flooding and potentially the loss of the […]

Pond Weed Removal

Pond weed can be good or bad. In small numbers they provide a good habitat for fish providing them with food and shelter for spawning and nesting. When the pond weed takes over it becomes a nuisance, especially in the warmer months when it grows excessively and spoils the appearance and quality of the watercourse, which […]

Water Lilies Taking Over?

Water lilies may need control

Water lilies (Nymphaea) are probably the most desired aquatic plant – with their glossy green leaf pads and exotic looking flowers not only do they look great, they create welcome shade in summer months for fish and aquatic invertebrates, helping maintain a healthy aquatic habitat. Despite the beauty and benefits that water lilies bring to […]

Reed Cutting

Reed beds being cut

Wetlands and reed beds form an important element of our natural environment and they are so much more than just a means to capture and store storm water. Their importance as a habitat to support a wide range of wildlife, their use as a social amenity and their aesthetic value are now also widely appreciated and […]

Lake Cleaning for Triathlon & Open Water Swimming Events

Preparing a lake for open swimming event

The growth in the popularity of Triathlon has led to an increase in demand for both open water swimming events and access to venues for training. However many clubs and event organisers are being denied access to existing and potential venues. In order to allay concerns regarding access to open water venues it is essential […]

Lake and Pond Management Company of the month

We are pleased to be featured as Building and Facilities News Lake and Pond Management Company of the month. Take a look at the article.

Silt Recycling with Silt Bags

Silt removal keeps lakes and ponds healthy and usable.  One of the most significant problems to overcome is what to do with the “waste” material. It is extremely expensive to remove the silt off site, so a solution for its storage, drying out and eventual dispersal on site could be just the answer. De-watering, or silt […]

Japanese Knotweed

Identify Japanese Knotweed

If you think you might have Japanese knotweed growing on your land, whatever you do, don’t touch it! It is an incredibly invasive, aggressive weed that not only overwhelms native plants, if left unchecked it will damage: Building foundations and drains Paving and tarmac Flood defence structures Wall structures As a result of this, the […]