pond weed News

  • Weeding out of water invaders

    Defra and the Scottish Government today (Wednesday 24 February) called on Britain’s gardeners to help stop the spread of invasive aquatic plants that damage the natural environment and cost the economy millions with a new campaign to highlight the plight of Britain’s waterways. The Be Plant Wise campaign highlights five of the worst offenders currently wreaking havoc on our wildlife and ...


  • Pond maintenance solutions from interstate products

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of environmental and industrial solutions now offers more ways than ever to help control unwanted floating and submersed aquatic weeds in ponds, lakes and lagoons.  Whether you need to eliminate menacing aquatic weeds such as cattail and duckweed or are having trouble with algae, IPI has the solution to keep your body of water beautiful ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Green machine: a new push for pond scum power

    Just the basic facts make you wonder why algae aren"t powering our civilisation already. The single-celled phytoplankton produce half our planet"s oxygen and are the fastest-growing green organisms known. In shallow seawater ponds on land, they can use sunlight and sewage to turn concentrated carbon dioxide - flue gas from coal burning, say - into usable hydrocarbons, half of which can almost be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Natural Environmental Systems Sets Sights on Commercial and Industrial Algae Control

    Dallas, TX - Natural Environmental Systems has been growing rapidly in the small pond market for pond owners looking for safe, environmentally friendly solutions for algae control and overall water quality. Now the company has its sights set on similar issues within larger commercial/ industrial ponds. “Whether it is a small pond or a large pond, it is the same factors that create algae blooms,” ...

  • Summertime...and the problem is algae

    Algae can spurt into growth when nutrient-rich UK tap water is used to top up ponds. So in the hot dry summer months the best course of action is to wait for the rain and, if possible, prepare for dry spells by collecting as much rainwater as possible. In hot, dry weather water evaporates from the surface of ponds and other wetlands. As the water level goes down, nutrients and pollutants are ...

  • ARCO pays US$2.7m to contain waste at old copper mine

    The Atlantic Richfield Company, ARCO, has been ordered to reimburse the federal government US$2.77 million for work already performed to clean up abandoned wastes from the Anaconda copper mine that are contaminating air and water in central Nevada. The order issued by the US Environmental Protection Agency also requires ARCO to fund and develop a plan for a technical assistance program to ...

  • Cleaning Worcester`s water without breaking the bank

    New England's second largest city is working towards better control of polluted stormwater to its streams, ponds and lakes with a newly proposed draft stormwater permit, developed jointly by the U.S. EPA and the state of Massachusetts. Formally proposed Friday after two years of discussions, the permit is intended to provide improved environmental protection in the city of Worcester, population ...

  • Weston employees continue to make a difference on Mare island

    Weston Solutions, Inc. (WESTON®), a leading environmental, redevelopment, and construction firm, is working with the City of Vallejo, CA, Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve (Preserve) to transform a former naval ammunition depot at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard into a park. Working from a Preserve “wish list,” WESTON employees will spend Wednesday, June 17, 2009, on the southern end of the ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • Lawmakers push EPA for more time on water rule

    Industry groups and more than a dozen GOP senators are urging the Obama administration to reconsider plans to regulate many of the nation's streams and wetlands, saying the proposed rule hurts economic activity and oversteps legal bounds. In a letter Thursday, the senators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency for announcing a ...


    By Associated Press

  • Lawmakers push EPA for more time on water rule

    Industry groups and more than a dozen GOP senators are urging the Obama administration to reconsider plans to regulate many of the nation's streams and wetlands, saying the proposed rule hurts economic activity and oversteps legal bounds. In a letter Thursday, the senators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency for announcing a proposed rule ...


    By Associated Press

  • Planning & the Environment – Seminar on the ‘Show Stopping’ Issues

    The most recent STATS seminar entitled ‘Planning and the Environment – Managing Risks and Maximising Potential’ was one of the most popular ever, with almost all speakers emphasising the importance of expert involvement at an early stage. STATS chairman Adrian Marsh welcomed delegates to the packed Conference room in Hertfordshire University’s Fielder Centre, commenting that environmental ...


    By STATS Limited

  • Predictions for cleantech in 2013

    Every year around this time since 2007, as executive editor of a leading global cleantech research and news service, I’ve contributed to predictions on what to expect in the year ahead in cleantech. We’ve kept that tradition alive here at Kachan & Co. We don’t claim a perfect track record, but we’ve been eerily prescient and nailed some biggies a year or more before ...


    By Kachan & Co.

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