Brazil France Germany India Indonesia Iraq South Africa
 
 
Sign up for our
free e-newsletter.





Case Studies
E-Newsletter
News
Resources
Water Management Associations
 
Shamineau Lake Property Owners Look to Create a Lake Improvement District
The association consisting of Shamineau Lake property owners is discussing the creation of a lake improvement district (LID). This LID would, through Morrison County, collect funds to combat Eurasian watermilfoil, an invasive species discovered in the lake several years ago.

“We got a grant in 2012 to eradicate the AIS,” said Bob Koll, property owner on Shamineau Lake and in charge of water control. “The watermilfoil was less than an acre then.”

Divers were hired to pull out the AIS that summer.

“We thought we got it all,” said Randy Heltemes, the president of the Shamineau Lake Association. But, it reappeared in a different area the following year.

In 2013, divers again pulled out the AIS after finding it in a different location. It was then that the association decided to create the LID.

The cost to remove the milfoil by pulling the 200 pounds out in 2012 was $1,630. In 2013, divers pulled out another 300 pounds which cost $1,617. In 2014, 1,050 pounds were removed from Shamineau at a cost of $2,600.

The survey of the lake, done this past summer, also indicated that a possible hybrid milfoil plant was located, along with purple loosestrife.


 
Click for the full article
 


About Us Categories From The Gallery   News Updates News Updates

Our Company
Case Studies
Products
Site Map

Resources/Tools
Parts/Service
International

24-hour Automated Boat Inspection System - Called I-LIDS, the system provides a recorded message about aquatic invasive species prevention, audible within a range of 20 feet, to vehicle operators as they approach.


© 2010 Copyright Aquarius Systems. All Rights Reserved. info@aquarius-systems.com   |   (262) 392-2162