Clearing Suspended Sediment in Ponds


Clearing Suspended Sediment in Ponds

This new BRIEF is curated from a collection of articles on suspended particles in ponds. The articles cover the key elements of clearing ponds of turbidity due to sedimentation. Individually, the articles do not provide a comprehensive set of the key factors on the subject, so this issue of BRIEFS provides a combined summary. With this single BRIEF, you have a resource on the causes of and remedies to turbidity due to sedimentation and the role of aeration in clearing muddy ponds.

This edition of PondHawk BRIEFS is curated from the following articles:

  • Muddy Water in Ponds: Causes. Prevention, and Remedies. William E. Lynch, Jr. Aquatic Ecosystem Management; Eric R. Norland, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist, Natural Resources; School of Natural Resources, The Ohio State University Extension
  • Sedimentation in Ponds. Dr. Claude E. Boyd, Pond Boss, Volume XXVII, No. 6, May – June 2018. Page 22
  • Clearing Muddy Water. Bob Lusk, Editor. Pond Boss, Volume XXVII, No. 6, May – June 2018. Page 42
  • Clearing Muddy Ponds. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Don Steinbach and Billy Higginbotham, Extension Fisheries Specialist and Project Supervisor, Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University; and Extension Wildlife and Fisheries Specialist, Prairie View A&M University, The Texas A&M University System. L-2161

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