2019 Alum Application Completed! (8/9/19)

Last night HAB completed the second dose of the Fish Lake alum project and we demobilized our equipment from the work site at the boat launch this morning.  As planned and ahead of schedule, an exact dose of  95,000 gallons of alum was applied to the lake.  Between our 2017 & 2019 projects, all of…

What Causes Poor Water Quality? (8/7/19)

The HAB crew got on a roll yesterday and had another very productive day!  Over 29,000 gallons of alum were applied to 74-acres of the Fish Lake application zone.  The project is going extremely well thanks to good weather and on-time alum deliveries.  In fact, we are over 70% done and currently running ahead of…

What is Alum? (8/6/19)

HAB enjoyed some outstanding weather (and a wonderful sunrise!) today and our productivity has been high.  We applied over 28,000 gallons of alum to more than 70-acres of Fish Lake and are planning to complete the application on Thursday or Friday of this week.  Interest in the project has also been high with lots of…

Round Two Is Underway! (8/5/19)

As many of you have probably noticed, HAB Aquatic Solutions is back at Fish Lake and it’s great to be here!  HAB conducted the first of two planned alum applications in 2017 and is back to complete the second and final dose.  Phase II began on Monday, August 5th and this year’s application calls for…

Fish Lake Project Description 2019

Fish Lake is a 232-acre recreational lake in Maple Grove, MN with a maximum depth of 61 feet.  The lake is eutrophic with summer algae blooms that can result in odors and unsightly build-up of algae along the shorelines. It is the concentration of phosphorus which controls the level of algae growth.  Lake water column phosphorus…