Aeration is critical to maintaining water quality parameters in storm water retention ponds. Supplemental aeration will improve the biological and chemical processes needed to successfully break down organic compounds and pollutants that collect in storm water catch basins.
Proper aeration will improve and speed the natural processes of aerobic decomposition of organic matter reducing sludge build-up and harmful gasses. The aerobic process will help reduce foul odors and prevent issues from fecal coliform and other contaminants.
Aeration and circulation will also break surface tension, resulting in less pond film; meaning an inhospitable area for mosquito reproduction. Algae growth may also be decreased by the elimination of stagnant water areas. This all leads to a cleaner, more productive storm water retention pond for warm months. In winter months, use of a de-icer will benefit retention ponds by opening water to allow for the release of oxygen depleting gases. This will help to keep water moving and continuously circulating all year long.
Kasco aeration products are built and designed to handle harsh marine environments with stainless steel and thermoplastic construction and are proven to be cost-effective and efficient to operate.
Product options to consider (click on product):
Linear compressors work best in smaller ponds and those with shallow to moderate depths. These small but versatile units can be used in applications using just 100 gallons or 1/4 – 1/2 acres.
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