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2010-10-22 09:38:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the aeration equipment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aeromix Systems, Inc. with the 2010 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Green Excellence in Product Innovation for designing and manufacturing the Eco Aeration product line. With the Eco Aeration products, Aeromix has been successful in expanding its product line and enabling customers to reduce chemical costs, and eliminate electrical...

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2010-05-28 08:31:31

Seven-year experiment shows that pond communities bear a lasting imprint of random events in their past Scientist Jon Chase once worked in a lab that set up small pond ecosystems for experiments on species interactions and food webs. "We would try to duplicate pond communities with a given experimental treatment," he says. "We put 10 of this species in each pond, and five of these species, and eight of the other species, and 15 milliliters of this nutrient and 5 grams of that and 'sproing,'...

2010-04-19 07:15:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's a miracle," says a large pond owner in New York; "best money I have ever spent," says another. What are these folks raving about? Clean Clear Blue by Organic Pond, an all-in-one treatment for large ponds. Organic Pond developed Clean Clear Blue - a blend of Pond Dye and beneficial bacteria - as an alternative to using chemicals to limit excessive plant and algae growth. "In the pond world we have been employing beneficial bacteria or...

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2010-01-06 10:38:31

Renewable energy methods hold hope for terminus lake water quality worldwide Ecosystems of terminus lakes around the world could benefit from a new system being developed at the University of Nevada, Reno to desalinate water using a specialized low-cost solar pond and patented membrane distillation system powered by renewable energy. "These lakes "“ hundreds worldwide "“ such as the Great Salt Lake, the Salton Sea, the Aral Sea and Walker Lake here in Nevada, see a decline in...

2009-08-17 07:55:00

CALABASAS, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial software provider BlackLine Systems has named long-time advisor to the company Greg Pond as executive vice president. In his new position, Mr. Pond will add strength to the management team as the company continues on a rapid growth path domestically, while also looking to expand to new international markets with its flagship account reconciliation and financial close software suite. (Logo:...

2009-05-13 08:00:00

Free Seminar offered at local POND SHOP Saturday, May 30th, 2009 at 11 AM GROUNDS KEEPER's Retail Headquarters at 798 Highway 34, Matawan MATAWAN, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A truly special guest speaker: Oscar D. Warmerdam, President and Owner of Moerings USA, with operations modeled after their Dutch Nursery which is the largest and most modern in the world. Moerings has propagation fields in China and Europe and sales of almost 10,000,000 plants annually. Get an international expert's...

2009-04-06 07:22:00

Keeping Your Loved Ones and Your Pond Eco-system SAFE STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for spring, Organicpond.com LLC announces the opening of their e-commerce web site featuring natural products for large ponds. With the growing number of large aging ponds on farms, ranches and subdivisions across the U.S., property owners are seeking natural alternatives to treat weed and algae problems. Since many of these ponds are not luxury items, but are required for fire...

2008-10-06 18:00:19

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer What is that big hole in the ground off Governor Bridge Road? Concerned residents are wondering what that huge pile of dirt and corresponding hole is all about. "Are they putting in a road, or a shopping center? It's huge," said Linda Garroway of Davidsonville after she passed the mound of earth carved from the ground. Actually it's neither. Local garden haven Homestead Gardens is building a 1.5-acre pond to help feed a 5-acre tree-growing...

2008-09-26 15:00:24

Now that the verdicts - or lack thereof - in the Robert LaPointe trial are known, momentum from the two-week trial should flow through lawmakers into a new review of Maine's boating laws. A hung jury in the LaPointe case failed to settle whether he is guilty or innocent of manslaughter. Conversely, a divided Legislature has failed to settle the simmering issue of what regulations and restrictions are appropriate for boaters on Maine's lakes and ponds. Current rules are either draconian or...

2008-09-19 15:00:42

By Clinton Thomas Summer is approaching and the desire to be outside and enjoy the farm ponds comes right along with it. Excessive surface plant growth takes away the beauty of the ponds and can also destroy the natural balance of the pond. Managing the plant growth effectively will sustain ponds for longer periods of time. Aquatic plant growth is a necessity in any pond. Without plants, many other aquatic organisms would die. The additional oxygen and food that plants provide ensure...