If you own a pond or lake, whether it be on residential or commercial property, it’s important to take steps to maintain the water’s quality. Simply leaving a body of water to its own devices may result in unwanted algae growth, murky water and hazardous conditions for larger organisms. One device that may benefit your pond is an aerator. Consider a few key facts that may help you determine whether this tool is a good investment for your space.
What Is an Aerator?
Aeration pumps for lakes come in two main types. The first is a water fountain which shoots lake water into the air. These are commonly seen in public areas and add to the beauty of a body of water. The second type is more subtle. A submerged aerator supplies air, rather than water, which bubbles up from the bottom of a deeper body of water. Both aeration …