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On the Olympics, and water

The 2016 Summer Olympics have passed, and while the world watched its home country compete every day in events near and dear to our hearts, the people on the ground in Rio dealt with an issue most of us take for granted: clean water. From reports of...

Why We Love Our Job

Today we heard great news from a former customer: “I just wanted to thank you guys.  Two years ago you guys helped me figure out that I needed to do a Sonar treatment to treat water meal and stock my half acre pond over on Northside Drive in Sandy Springs.  Not...

A Pesky Plant

A nuisance plant is the kind you do not want in your lake or pond. One such plant, the hydrilla or ‘water-thyme’, has been known to spread astronomically and even cause disease in animal populations. Hydrilla is a perennial plant that forms dense colonies...

Not the Best Kind of Bloom

Remember that incredibly wet fall we experienced in North Georgia? And that wet, warmish winter? All of that moisture tends to flush the watershed and cause an unsightly and unpleasant bloom of blue-green algae in local ponds and lakes. Cyanobacteria (also known as...

We are taking the Chattahoochee by storm!

This Saturday, June 11, is the annual Chattahoochee Riverkeeper River Race and Festival. The CRK invites local participants to paddle their way 8 miles down the river in kayaks or canoes. The race includes a fun family festival at Riverside Park in Roswell from 10am...

One person’s trash…

What child hasn’t accidentally lobbed their ball into the local pond? While the kids may go home empty handed, those lost soccer balls, footballs, and basketballs enjoy a new life when our lake crews find them. Recently our crew handed nearly 100 balls over to...

Tires for Miles

During a regular run of lake management tasks, Aquascape’s staff can stumble upon a host of interesting items. These are generally plumbed from the bottom of ponds and lakes during routine maintenance. Most of them are useless trash that is disposed of in a...

The Chattahoochee Alligator!

Folks, it’s real! We’ve always been told that alligators can’t withstand a winter as far north as metro Atlanta, but we have photographic evidence to the contrary! The gator pictured here was photographed in early March of this year in Cochran Shoals...