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Shaun Donahue Joins LINNE Industries as Senior Golf Advisor

LINNE Industries, maker of the PondHawk® solar-powered pond aeration system, announced today the addition of Shaun Donahue as Senior Advisor, Golf Course Agronomy. Donahue, a golf industry veteran, serves as Golf Course Superintendent at Tidewater Golf Club in North Myrtle Beach.

The PondHawk Team    30 July, 2020
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LINNE Industries RECEIVES PATENT for solar-powered Water Aeration System

LINNE Industries, maker of the PondHawk® solar-powered pond aeration system, announced today that the U.S. Patent Office issued a patent for its protective screens.

The PondHawk Team    29 May, 2020
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City of Newark‚ DE – City of Newark Improves Water Quality at the White Chapel Stormwater Pond with Cost-Saving PondHawk®

City of Newark‚ DE – City of Newark installs the PondHawk solar'powered pond aeration system as part of its commitment to improving water quality. The PondHawk installation illustrates Newark's continued commitment to utilizing subsurface aeration instead of chemicals to control algae growth.

The PondHawk Team    6 Dec. 2018
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LINNE Industries‚ maker of the PondHawk® solar-powered pond aeration system‚ releases the new PH 2.0 Controller—upgrades all 1.0 versions at no cost

LINNE Industries announced today they have completed the field retrofitting of all operating PondHawk systems‚ upgrading the units with the latest version of the controller at no cost to the owners.

The PondHawk Team  |  16 May 2018
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LINNE Industries Participates in SPARK Program

Over the last several months‚ SmartInvest worked with several Delaware startups to fine tune their businesses and attract investors. LINNE Industries was honored to be of the companies selected to participate. SmartInvest's local partner is the Delaware Founders Initiative. DFI coordinated a recent event at Junior Achievement of Delaware‚ where they invited investors to hear about SmartInvest…

The PondHawk Team  |  3 Nov. 2017
LINNE Industries Introduces PondHawk Finance Program
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LINNE Industries Introduces PondHawk® Financing Program

LINNE Industries announced the first nationwide solar pond aeration lease financing option. The PondHawk® Financing Program will make it possible for golf courses‚ homeowner associations and commercial facilities to improve their water quality with no upfront costs.

The PondHawk Team  |  11 Aug. 2017
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International Firm To Match Delaware Start-ups With Investors

LINNE Industries was selected to participate in the Smart Investment Ventures—Spark Challenge. On June 28‚ 2017‚ we wrapped up the forum with a pitch to investors. Working with the folks at Smart Invest‚ Delaware Founders Initiative‚ and the 9 other start-ups was an extraordinary opportunity.

The PondHawk Team  |  29 June 2017
PondHawk installation at Wiley Farms
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PondHawk Brings a Modern Solar-Pond-Aeration Solution to Historic Wiley Cloud Farm

The Wiley Cloud Farm in Kennett Square‚ Pennsylvania is steeped in history. This former dairy farm was once purchased from William Penn's daughter. In the 1990s‚ the family matriarch subdivided the farm‚ leaving the house and a parcel of land as a national conservation site. Fun fact: The family used the 1/ 3-acre pond as a…

The PondHawk Team  |  3 Nov. 2017
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PondHawk Solar-Pond-Aeration at Hokie's Housing in Blacksburg

As part of its sustainability initiatives‚ The Retreat at Blacksburg – Blacksburg‚ VA uses two PondHawk® systems to tend its stormwater ponds. The facility also uses environmentally friendly Gotcha Bikes‚ which we saw on our recent visit.

The PondHawk Team  |  11 July 2017
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More PondHawks Added to Esteemed Army Navy Country Club

If the greens could talk at the Army Navy Country Club‚ they would share stories on the five U.S. presidents who have played its holes. With 500+ acres across its locations in Arlington and Fairfax‚ Virginia‚ this historic country club is benefiting from multiple PondHawk systems. Course superintendent Robert Wilbur said‚ “PondHawk is a new…

The PondHawk Team  |  15 June 2017
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Glendoveer Golf and Tennis PondHawk Installations

In July 2016‚ the Glendoveer Golf Courses in Portland‚ Oregon installed three PondHawk solar-powered pond aeration systems. With no flowing water‚ the ponds developed an algae problem that led to an imbalance that contributed to the decay of the natural habitat and a breeding ground for mosquitos. To remediate the problem‚ Glendoveer looked to a more…

The PondHawk Team  |  9 June 2017
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Rehoboth Beach Country Club Installs Second PondHawk System

After Rehoboth Beach Country Club installed a PondHawk on its 10th hole in 2016‚ course superintendent Michael Maney quickly became a believer. “The price comparison with our fountains is basically even and the power is free‚” he said. “But the best part is that since we installed the first unit on 10‚ the water quality…

The PondHawk Team  |  9 June 2017
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With PondHawk‚ West Woods Golf Club Furthers Its Commitment to the Environment

West Woods Golf Club in Arvada‚ Colorado‚ offers three golf courses in one. Each course—The Sleeping Indian‚ The Cottonwood‚ and The Silo—is surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. An environmentally focused facility‚ West Woods is the 29th golf course in Colorado to be designated as an Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary. In March 2017‚ 10 PondHawk systems…

The Pondhawk Team  |  4 June 2017
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Waterview Center Adds PondHawk Solar-Pond-Aeration to Detention Basin

LINNE Industries‚ LLC in partnership with Black Lagoon Pond and Lake Management‚ installs a PondHawk with a dual diffuser system on a detention basin at Waterview Center. This PondHawk system includes dual diffusers and approximately 300 feet of weighted airline. According to Black Lagoon‚ “This area of the site may not be developed for another…

The pondHawk Team  |  27 Aug. 2016
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PondHawk Included in Stormwater Engineering Specification

The Retreat at Blacksburg is the most talked about student cottage community at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg‚ Virginia. As specified by Gay and Neel‚ Inc.‚ Virginia civil engineers and landscape architects‚ two PondHawk single diffuser systems were installed on the property’s stormwater retention ponds in August 2016. The retention ponds‚ shown…

The PondHawk Team  |  26 Aug. 2016
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PondHawk Installed on Maryland Private Estate

Working with Genesis Turfgrass representatives Don Dodson and Todd Cowing‚ LINNE Industries assisted with the PondHawk® installation on this picturesque private estate north of Baltimore‚ Maryland. Since August 2016‚ the PondHawk single diffuser system on the estate’s quarter acre pond has delivered beneficial oxygen and circulation all year round. Private pond install with Genesis Turfgrass…

The PondHawk Team  |  24 Aug. 2016
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Sivanada Yoga Ranch Committed to Sustainable Living Installs PondHawk

The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch is committed to compassionate sustainable living as part of their spiritual practice. “Peace begins with our compassionate care of all life.” The Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch was founded in 1974 by Swami Vishnudevananda of southern India‚ for the practice of Yoga and the study of Vedanta. It is nestled in…

The PondHawk Team  |  26 July 2016
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PondHawk at Lake Forest Country Club‚ Louisville‚ KY

Lake Forest Country Club installed a PondHawk® system on this prestigious Arnold Palmer-designed‚ championship golf community in Louisville‚ KY. The PondHawk system‚ located in a 1/ 3 acre pond is on the 14 hole and required a single diffuser option. ″The installation is really easy.“ Brian Curtis‚ Golf Course Superintendent‚ Lake Forest Country Club. Depending on…

The PondHawk Team  |  30 June 2016
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Army Navy Country Club Improves Golf Course Pond Quality With Cost-Saving PondHawk® Solar-Powered Pond Aeration System

Army Navy Country Club installed two PondHawk solar-powered pond aeration systems on its historic 4th and 5th holes to improve water quality and reduce chemical usage. Nearly every golf course and municipality have man-made ponds that can become stagnant and overwhelmed with algae. This imbalance often ruins the natural habitat‚ killing fish and creating the…

The PondHawk Team  |  14 June 2016
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LINNE Industries donates solar-powered pond aeration system to Food Bank of Delaware

Thanks to a generous donation from LINNE Industries‚ the pond adjacent to the Food Bank of Delaware's Milford branch will be healthier and much more visually appealing‚ rather than over grown with algae. Earlier this month‚ LINNE Industries‚ the Newark-based manufacturer of the patented PondHawk® Solar Pond Aeration System‚…

The PondHawk Team  |  3 May 2016
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LINNE Industries partners with Foster Lake and Pond Management

In March 2015‚ LINNE Industries partnered with Foster Lake & Pond Management to distribute PondHawk systems in the North Carolina market. For over 25 years‚ Foster Lake & Pond Management‚ Inc. (FLPM) has been a full service aquatic management company committed to assisting property owners enjoy their lakes and ponds‚ and to insure that their…

The PondHawk Team  |  29 April 2016
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River Oaks installs PondHawk—LINNE Industries Visits Site

River Oaks Country Club is located in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston‚ Texas. The community spans 1‚100 acres and is bounded on the north by Buffalo Bayou. Established in the 1920s by brothers William and Michael Hogg‚ the community became a well-publicized national model for community planning. The golf course was originally designed by…

The PondHawk Team  |  26 April 2016
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PondHawk cares for pond at Eagle Rock Resort

Eagle Rock Resort is a 6‚000 acre private residential community in Pennsylvania's beautiful Blue Mountains. Co-designed by the Arnold Palmer and Double Diamond Companies‚ Eagle Rock's 18-hole private championship golf course features breathtaking mountain views and a layout that will challenge any golfer. The PondHawk dual diffuser system was installed in April 2016 in cooperation…

The PondHawk Team  |  26 April 2016
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Rehoboth Beach Country Club Improves Golf Course Pond Quality With Delaware-Made PondHawk

Rehoboth Beach Country Club has installed a PondHawk solar powered pond aeration system on the pond on its picturesque 10th hole. “In 2001‚ Rehoboth Beach Country Club was the first golf course in Delaware to receive the Cooperative Sanctuary designation from Audubon International.” said Peter Miller‚ General Manager‚ Rehoboth Beach Country Club. “Being located in…

The PondHawk Team  |  21 Mar. 2016
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LINNE installs Pondhawk at The Cardinal Golf Club in Fort Lee‚ Virginia

In October 2015‚ Linne Industries installed 3 PondHawk solar-powered aeration systems at the Cardinal Golf Club at Fort Lee‚ Virginia. The Cardinal Golf Club is located in America's Historic Heartland‚ Fort Lee‚ Virginia‚ near the confluence of the James and Appomattox rivers‚ south of Richmond. This strategic location provides Fort Lee with a proud history…

The PondHawk Team  |  15 Feb 2016
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DSU and PondHawk Selected for $100‚000 Pond Aeration Study

LINNE Industries to supply 3 PondHawk solar-powered pond aeration systems for a research project designed to assess water quality solutions for golf course and community ponds Project will be the first of its kind to quantify the benefits of solar-powered subsurface pond aeration. LINNE Industries confirmed today…

The PondHawk Team  |  20 Aug. 2015
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Lakewood Country Club Installs PondHawk

The Lakewood Country Club course is known for being one of the top five courses in the DC metropolitan area. Set amid gentle rolling hills with dramatic vistas‚ Lakewood members enjoy the unique balance of challenging golf and beautiful settings. A mix of mature and young hardwoods line the fairways with several lakes and a…

The PondHawk Team  |  26 July 2015
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PondHawk goes International… 2 systems shipped to Korea

LINNE Industries shipped two PondHawk Single Diffuser Systems to Sky72 in June (2015). Sky72‚ located in Incheon‚ South Korea‚ is the largest golf course in northeast Asia. The size of the course is approximately 69‚300 square meters‚ including the Dream Golf Range‚ the 54-hole Bada Course‚ and the 18-hole Haneul Course; totaling 72 holes. This is the first…

The PondHawk Team  |  13 July 2015
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LINNE donates PondHawk to EIFG’s Silent Auction

In April 2015‚ Oak Hills Golf Club participated in the Environmental Institute for Golf's 2015 Silent Auction and won the PondHawk Single Diffuser System donated by LINNE Industries. Oak Hills Golf Club‚ located in Oak Creek‚ Wisconsin‚ is an executive 9-hole course just south of downtown Milwaukee. Established in 1966‚ this family-owned course was built on…

The PondHawk Team  |  13 July 2015
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PondHawk installed at The Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course in Chicago

In May 2015‚ LINNE Industries assisted the course’s superintendent and staff of The Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course in Chicago‚ IL‚ install 2 PondHawk Single Diffuser Systems on their 1 1/ 4 acre L-shaped pond. The Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course is one of six of the Chicago Park District Golf properties managed by Billy Casper…

The PondHawk Team  |  10 July 2015
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PondHawk® at the Private Residence of Larry Clark

In May of 2015‚ Linne Industries installed a PondHawk Triple Diffuser System at the private residence of Larry Clark in Lansing Michigan. Mr Clark is the founder of Clark Companies‚ L.D. Clark Excavating Company‚ L.D. Clark Building Company and the Clark Foundation Co.

The PondHawk Team  |  09 July 2015
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Second PondHawk® at the Hermitage

LINNE Industries has recently installed a second PondHawk® solar-powered pond aeration system at the prestigious Hermitage Country Club near Richmond‚ Virginia. The first system was installed at the Hermitage in August‚ 2014‚ to serve the pond next to the #16 green of the Sabot golf course. This second PondHawk is adjacent to the #15 green and #16 tee box on the Sabot course…

The PondHawk Team  |  27 Oct. 2014
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PondHawk® at the Hermitage Country Club

The Hermitage Country Club is located in rural Goochland County near Richmond‚ Virginia. It has the pride and tradition that only a century old club can deliver‚ yet its progressive thinking and continuous desire for improvement makes it the ideal location for the PondHawk. The Hermitage Country Club was founded in 1900. It offers two championship courses…

The PondHawk Team  |  17 Aug. 2014
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PondHawk® at The Federal Club

The Federal Club is located in Virginia's scenic southwest Hanover County‚ in Glen Allen‚ Virginia's Mountain Run subdivision. They are a premier Richmond golf facility‚ with amenities that include tennis courts‚ pools‚ dining and banquet facilities. LINNE Industries installed the PondHawk in June 2014‚ before the algae had an opportunity to start for the season…

The PondHawk Team  |  14 July 2014
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PondHawk® Installed at Private Residence

The Newark‚ Delaware neighborhood is located in New Castle Country‚ near the Maryland and Pennsylvania borders. The 30+ year old pond on the property suffered from a variety of toxic issues. It displayed algae blooms‚ had red-tide like odors and showed little evidence of life…

The PondHawk Team  |  6 July 2014