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Lake Aeration Eliminates Accumulated Sediment

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East Twin Lake

Michigan, United States

Vertex Air3 XL4 for sediment reductionIn this case study from Vertex Water Features, East Twin Lake, a shallow lake in Michigan, United States, had significant problems with the accumulation of organic sediment, with sludge as much as 1.8 m (6 feet) deep in some places. Aeration provided with a Vertex Air3 XL4 system removed 0.7 m (2.4 feet) of organic material in 3 years! 55.8% of the sludge and excess BOD were removed and a healthy oxygen level was restored.

Read the complete case study (PDF):  Independent Study: Vertex Lake Aeration Eliminates Accumulated Sediment