Field Studies

  • Muck Reduction Study - Using Aeration & MuckAway™ TL

    Muck Reduction Study - Using Aeration & MuckAway TL

    Application: Fox lake, Oakland County, Michigan Airmax ® Aeration (PS40 & SW40) Abstract: Justin McLeod, Airmax Fisheries Biologist Fox Lake (Oakland County) is a shallow, 9 acre, low land lake characterized by heavy muck, prolific plant growth, and stagnant, eutrophic water. The property owners of Fox Lake desired to reduce plant growth and muck levels to facilitate better aesthetics and an improved fishery. Installation of 2 Airmax PS40's and 1 Airmax SW40 occurred in April of 2014 to circulate the water and deliver oxygen to the supplemental bacteria (...  Read More »
  • Midge Fly Reduction Study - Using Aeration, MuckAway™ & PondClear™

    Midge Fly Reduction Study - Using Aeration, MuckAway & PondClear

    The Challenge: Due to poor water quality, the population of midge flies had become a big problem for residents in the Rio Pinar Home Owners Association in Orlando, FL. At 4,376 larvae/m2, a private consulting firm has measured the midge fly population at over 4 times the state nuisance level of 1,000 larvae/m2. Dense midge fly swarms were not only visually unappealing, their excessive numbers were hindering outdoor activities, damaging vehicles and painted surfaces. The Prescription: To improve water quality and create an environment less conducive to midge fly reproduction, the... Read More »
  • 90 Days to Clear Water - Aeration & MuckAway™

    90 Days to Clear Water - Aeration & MuckAway

    The Proof is in the Science An independent study with Airmax ® Aeration The Pond: A 1/2 acre, kidney shaped, 10+ year old pond located in state of North Carolina. The pond had nearly 12" of muck buildup and required monthly chemical treatments to reduce algae blooms. The Plan: Before the Airmax Aeration System was introduced, water samples were taken for phosphorus, nitrogen, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), dissolved oxygen and water clarity. Phosphorus and nitrogen are contributors to algae growth while dissolved oxygen and BOD help determine the... Read More »
  • Aeration & Natural Treatment Study

    Aeration & Natural Treatment Study

    Application: One Acre Golf Course Pond, Tbilisi, Republic of Georia Products Used: Airmax PS30 Aeration, MuckAway ™ TL, PondClear ™ & Nature's Blue ™ Pond Dye Abstract: Gurjaani Region, Kakheti, 1510 Kachret'i, Georgia The Ambassadori Golf Club in Kachret'i, Republic of Georgia, contacted Airmax for a solution to clean up their signature pond on the property. The pond is a relatively shallow (12 Feet), man-made, one acre pond plagued by heavy accumulations of muck, odor and floating organic debris. The ownership of the golf course and hotel had... Read More »
  • MuckAway Bacteria & Enzymes Study

    MuckAway Bacteria & Enzymes Study

    Test: Lake Sandord, Saginaw, Michigan Study Parameters & Applications: The information in this study is designed to show how MuckAway's ™ individual strains of bacteria and enzymes are tested in lab situations and synthesized to work in real World situations with many outside environmental factors. MuckAway tablets manufactured by Airmax ® , were utilized in this study and label application rates were used. MuckAway tablet application rates are as follows: Up to 1,000 Square Feet = 1 Scoop Every 2 - 4 Weeks In any pond or lake environment, sludge and... Read More »