Trial using one of a the new range PondTec Ultrasound Units. These units were pre-cursors to the considerably more powerful Efficient Sonics products.
This fishery had suffered from persistent algal infestation, identified as the blue green algae Oscillatoria sp. Various treatments were previously tried but with no effect. In 2011 a PondTec 50 Ultrasound unit was installed, which succeeded in restricting algal growth but was unable to eradicate it.
Oscialltoria algae and other species of algae controled by Efficient Sonics Smart Lake:
A report form the USA to our Distributor, Sustainable Soil & Water Ltd, who supplied the ultrasonic algae control equipment.
Trial to demonstrate the effectiveness of Smart Lake Ultrasonic Units
in eliminating a bloom and the controle of Oscillatoria, Microcystis, Anabaena, Cylindrospermopsis, Pseudanabaena, Merismopedia, Blue-Green algae and Planktothirx.