algae, pest and weed control
Integrated Vegetation Management
Aquatic weed and turf pest applicators for the State of Kansas
ALGAE AND WATER WEED CONTROL
Restore your pond’s purpose quickly! Gaze upon your clean pond!
We control weeds on riprap and rocks. We control filamentous string algae and pond scum, submersed and floating waterplants, plus marginal (emergent) plants like Typha cattail. With the control of pond weeds, our aquatic weed control gives you a view of your pond in nature.
Aquatic treatments include:
- riprap weeds
- pond scum
- hybrid cattail
- common reed
- pond pH
- mineral solutions
TURF WEED & PEST
Our licensed pesticide applicators are ready to treat your lawns. We treat difficult areas including the tree-line, natural berms, fence rows, grass buffers and ponds.
Grasses we care for include:
- Fescue, Bermuda and Buffalo grass
- Bluestem, Switchgrass & Indian Grass
- Fields and native grasslands
We use a combo of conventional low-impact sprayers, cultivation and mechanical equipment, to get the job done right the first time. We remove overgrowth and woody vegetation that reduces grassland beauty. We control poison ivy, asian bush honeysuckle, japanese honeysuckle vine, johnson grass, eurasian milfoil, phragmites, and willow trees.
Kansas Pesticide License #100057
Starting at $300
Algae, Waterweed, Riprap Control
We treat algae, cattails, dirty water, pond scum, riprap rocks, and water plants.
By boot and by boat.
Starting at $275
Native Habitat Control Applications
Trained applicators spot-treat weeds and brush in native grass fields and creek habitat, and berms, fence rows, tree lines.
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INTEGRATED AQUATIC MANAGEMENT
Living Waters is a consulting and contracting company for integrated management of lakes, ponds and watersheds. We are your single source for:
- aeration & fountain support
- aquatic algaecides
- bio-retention gardens
- erosion control landscaping
- fish stocking
- natural water quality adjustments
- pond dyeing
- water quality testing
- weed control
Integrated Management Trends
Fish Kills: Causes, Disposal, and Prevention for Kansas and the Wichita area
Causes of Dead Fish, Removal from Pond and Prevention of die-off. Major fish losses are not uncommon in Wichita and Kansas ponds and lakes as KWCH reports. The die-off creates an increasingly foul odor for several weeks. When the mess is moved by the changing winds, the odor moves too. Moreover, sunny weather will increase…
7 Flowering Native Retention Pond Plants that grow on rip-rap embankments in Wichita Kansas
On episode 4 of ‘Big Dreams, Small Spaces’ host Monty Don jests, saying “No garden needs more than seven plants.” How could we only choose 7? Our shopping list has over 100 native retention pond plants! There are too many good ones to choose from; why not be specific? Here are the 7 best semi-aquatic…
Buyer’s FAQ Guide for Pond Aeration Kits, Subsurface Diffused Aerators & Air Pumps
How is an aerator different than a fountain? A fountain floats on the surface of your pond. Aerators are about the same price as a fountain. While a fountain sucks-in water immediately around the fountain centerpoint, pond aeration is sub-surface. It does not look like any fountain. In fact its nearly invisible: the only visible…
FISH DISEASE & PARASITE TREATMENT
Living Waters has over 20 years experience with identifying & treating fish disease. In necessary situations we are capable of isolating a fish that shows signs of infection, and netting the individual. Based upon the signs of infection, and an inspection of the fish, we are equipped to collect a scraping. Using the slimy residue of this scraping, we prepare a glass slide and visually confirm the presence of fish disease under microscope.
MOSQUITO LARVAE CONTROL
Living Waters Aquariums & Ponds will stop swampy mosquito breeding habitats with pesticides! If you have a mosquito larva infestation in your pond, we can eradicate the problem at its source habitat with an integrated pesticide application, saving you big time and money in the long run!
Vegetation Control Service
Schedule a Treatment
Send us an email with a description of your vegetation issues and times you are available. We will return your request promptly.