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#506315 - 05/22/19 02:06 PM APS logs for turbidity - suspended clays?
DavidB Offline

Registered: 03/14/04
Posts: 82
Loc: California

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Anyone used these? I have a 9.5 acre pond with 4' of average depth. 7 years old and still suspended clays with visibility from 6" - 12". Comparing pricing versus purchasing liquid alum and spraying myself. I like the simplicity of the logs placed above each of my 4 diffuser stations. They quoted me $84 per log (not including shipping) and said I would need 38 of them - 1 per acre foot of water. Almost $4K...steep!

Edited by DavidB (05/22/19 02:13 PM)

#506320 - 05/22/19 04:02 PM Re: APS logs for turbidity - suspended clays? [Re: DavidB]
ewest Offline
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Registered: 03/08/05
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What steps have you taken to fix the issue? I have serious doubts that the product is worth the cost. See this first


SRAC Publication No. 460

Control of Clay Turbidity in Ponds

Edited by ewest (05/22/19 04:03 PM)

#506375 - 05/23/19 12:35 PM Re: APS logs for turbidity - suspended clays? [Re: ewest]
DavidB Offline

Registered: 03/14/04
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Loc: California
No steps taken to clear it other than added gypsum rock which did help but it came mixed 50 / 50 with dirt. Dry alum calculates out to 1,425 lbs. dry material required at 150 lbs. per acre over 9.5 acres with 4' average depth.


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