Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a lake or pond on your property, then you know it’s got great potential – for better or for worse. Property owners who want to make the most out of the water features invest in routine maintenance like dredging, or silt and sediment removal. We understand that you may have a lot of questions, and we are happy to address any unique ones. To get the ball rolling and help provide answers, we’ve shared some frequently asked questions here.

Do you offer consultations?
Are your services environmentally friendly?

We prioritize environmentally conscious practices in all our services. We adhere to regulations and use techniques that minimize impact on aquatic ecosystems.

What kind of dam repairs do you offer?

Our company specializes in various dam repair services, including erosion control, structural reinforcement, and spillway maintenance. These services ensure the safety and functionality of the dam.

How do I know if my lake's drains need replacement?

Signs of drain issues include inconsistent water levels, waterlogging in surrounding areas, or visible damage to drain structures. Our experts can assess the condition and recommend appropriate solutions.

Why might I need drain replacement for my lake?

Drains play a crucial role in maintaining water levels and preventing flooding in lakes. If drains become clogged or damaged, they can lead to water level imbalances and potential issues downstream.

Will these services threaten or kill my fish?

Our services are designed to minimize disturbances to aquatic life. We follow best practices to ensure fish and other aquatic organisms are protected during the process. Temporary relocation may be considered if necessary.

What is the purpose of sediment removal?

Silt and sediment removal involves extracting accumulated fine particles from the lake's bottom. This process prevents sediment from clouding the water, contributing to algae growth, and reducing water quality.

Why is lake dredging important?

Over time, lakes accumulate sediment, which can lead to shallowness, decreased water quality, and habitat degradation. Dredging restores the lake's capacity, enhances aesthetics, and promotes a healthier ecosystem.

What is lake dredging?

Lake dredging involves removing accumulated sediment, debris, and vegetation from the bottom of a lake or pond. This process helps improve water depth, water quality, and aquatic habitats.

How often is maintenance required?

The frequency of maintenance varies based on factors like pond size, location, and local regulations. Generally, ponds should be inspected and maintained at least annually, or on an as-needed basis.

Why is it important to maintain these ponds and lakes?

Ponds and lakes play a crucial role in managing stormwater runoff, preventing flooding, and improving water quality. Regular maintenance ensures these ponds function effectively when you need them to.

Who is responsible for the maintenance of retention and detention ponds?

Typically, property owners or homeowner associations are responsible for the maintenance of retention and detention ponds on their land. Our company offers professional services to assist with this responsibility.