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Pond Management & Water Garden Company
Northern Michigan Aquatics, Inc., 3930 Perry Holt Road, West Branch, MI  48661
Pond Management Services
Phone (989) 345-7574
Fax (989) 345-7573
toll free (866) 993-7574
Herbicide & Algaecide Application: 

Experienced state certified applicators can perform various types of control for nuisance submersed, floating, and/or emergent plant species, as well as algae control.  Northern Michigan Aquatics, Inc., only uses aquatic products that are registered and approved for use by regulatory agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA), and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (DNRE).




Natural Solutions for Ponds

Step 1 - Airmax Aeration

Say Goodbye to murky water ... mucky bottoms... and unsightly debris once and for all!

Let Airmax's 4-Steps help you overcome your pond's self-destructive life cycle.  Over time organic matter from plants, animals and debris begin to accumulate in your pond.  This causes excessive algae blooms and troublesome pond weeds.  Your once pristine pond is now a stagnant "water jungle".  Thanks to Aimax's 4-Steps, you can reverse this damage and enjoy a cleaner pond year after glorious year!


Steps 2, 3, & 4 - MAKING POND CARE SIMPLE

The ClearPac was designed to end the guesswork of creating and maintaining a healthy ecosystem.  The ClearPac solves the issues that so many pond owners face such as:  Poor water quality, unwanted muck, fish health, and maintaining crystal clear water.  



Invasive Emergent Phragmites Control 

Phragmites, phragmites australis is becoming more invasive with each passing season in the Great Lakes Region out competing native more beneficial wetland plant species.  This environmentally degrading wetland and coastal plant can be permitted for herbicide treatment, followed by mowing.  Our company has the capabilities to provide the permitted herbicide application, and then work together with a responsible contractor for the final seasonal mowing process.  To find out more information "click" area of interest provided below or go the the MDEQ website www.michigan.gov/deq

1. "A Landowner's Guide to Phragmites Control"

2.  "A Guide to the Control and Management of Invasive Phragmites"

3.  "Control of Phragmites on Great Lakes Shorelines
Consultation: 

Our company representative may be available for meetings with individual pond owners, sporting clubs, commercial developers, golf courses, or designated project representatives to discuss their needs so that proper management decisions can be determined

Aeration: 
 
Sub-surface such as bubblers and aeration can be advantagous in supplementing oxygen to an existing waterbody suffering from low levels. 
Surface water movement can be achieved by the addition of a fountain, which is also aesthetically pleasing to both see and hear.  Northern Michigan Aquatics, Inc., offers a complete line of fountains, surface and sub-surface aeration system, as well as an extensive line of accessories.  Custom installation, removal, and seasonal storage services can also be provided.
Water Quality Analysis: 

Sampling can provide valuable information regarding the health of a pond or its surrounding environment.  Many different parameters can be measured to provide data to help make important pond management decisions.
Pond Studies/Surveys/Mapping: 

In depth studies can be performed, including aquatic plant identification, plant acreage assessment, or detailed bathymetic mapping with the aid of global positioning system (GPS)
Permit Preparation/Submittal: 


Permit preparation and/or permit submittal may be necessary for individual homeowners or groups considering their own management activities.  Northern Michigan Aquatics, Inc., can streamline this process providing valuable assistance.

Contracted Services Include: 

- Pond Dredging

- Weed Cutting/Mowing

- Fish Stocking

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