Lake Projects

Phosphorous Treatment Bed Media Replaced

After a review of the phosphorous filtration system, it was determined that the material used as media had become “cemented.” The media was too small in diameter and was becoming impacted by the accumulation of sediment that was part of the water being processed through the filter system.

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Neuses Bay Phosphorous Removal Treatment Bed

Reducing excessive amounts of Phosphorous entering the lake and the resulting encouragement for unwanted growth of aquatic plants has been a key objective for ELIA. The recent implementation of a Phosphorous filtration system in the south side Neuses Bay Area watershed is an example of what is being done.

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Merrybrook – Sheboygan Bay

Iron bacteria are naturally occurring, but they are not always a welcome part of our lake watershed. We have an iron flocculate issue in Sheboygan Bay which we are now starting to assess in conjunction with the country and local DNR, to see what can be done to mitigate this unwanted discharge.

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