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Common Types of Pond & Lake Weeds
There are a number of different types of pond and lake weeds native to the Houston area. Without adequate protection, your property or aquatic life can be at risk. Our weed-clearing solutions are guaranteed to reduce unwanted plants to ensure the safety and health of your waterway. Here are a few types of pond and lake weeds that we can help you control.
Floating Weeds & Plants
In shallow ponds, floating weeds and plants are more common. Some floating plants such as water lilies or water hyacinths can produce beautiful flowers in small quantities. However, as they grow in number, these floating plants can cover your entire pond. This reduces oxygen levels and can cause fish deaths.
Watermeal & Duckweed
Watermeal and duckweed are the two most problematic pond weeds. They are unattractive, difficult to control, and can negatively impact your pond’s quality. Watermeal reproduces quickly so you should act fast if you see these tiny green plants that resemble cornmeal or sand grains.
Duckweed can be mistaken for algae because it is larger than algae. However, algae do not have a root system while duckweed does. It has a small hair-like root on its underside. Once established, duckweed can quickly take over the entire surface of your pond and cut off oxygen for fish and other wildlife.
These pond weeds, as the name implies, are usually found under or near the water’s surface. American pondweed is the most popular, with its soft stems and oval-shaped foliage. Some leaves are submerged while others lie just below the water’s surface. There are many varieties of pondweed available, including Illinois pondweed, curly leaf, and Sago pondweed.
Emerged pond weeds tend to gather near the shoreline, and can grow very tall, such as cattails, purple loosestrife, or shoreline grass. Bulrushes are also a problem around the shoreline.
White water lily, another emergent pondweed, can be a problem. While a few white water lilies may look beautiful in your pond’s landscape, they can also cause serious problems. This invasive weed is a hard one that can quickly grow and outcompete native plants along your shoreline.
Why Should You Choose Waterline Services?
As a family-owned business, customer service and quality work are at the forefront of everything we do. Unlike other contractors, we take the time to preserve the natural beauty of your pond or lake in a way that will last all season long. Our services encompass a variety of environments and are designed around your unique circumstances. It’s our goal to leave you with a product that will exceed your expectations and enhance the quality of your neighborhood or community.
Weed Clearing & Debris Removal FAQs
What type of weed control services are available?
We offer a wide variety of weed control services to maintain private, public, commercial, and industrial waterways. With our specialized equipment, we remove excess aquatic vegetation and silt to protect nearby homes and businesses from flooding.
Where does Waterline provide weed-clearing services?
While we’re based in Spring, Texas, we offer weed clearing and control services to individuals and organizations throughout the Houston area. So far, we’ve been able to help a variety of pond and lake owners maintain their waterfront properties. If you have a residential pond, live near a shoreline, or maintain a body of water such as a marina or drainage ditch, we’ll travel to your location.
What’s the benefit of clearing overgrown weeds?
Without this sort of regular maintenance, home and business owners risk losing valuable waterfront property quality and functionality. Pulling weeds by hand can become cumbersome and doesn’t offer a long-term solution. Our weed-clearing services are designed to clean your shoreline quickly and efficiently. What’s more, our equipment does a good job of clearing weeds without the use of harmful chemicals to give surrounding aquatic life the best chance of survival.
What other services do you provide?
While weed clearing is a bulk of what we do, our services entail keeping waterways clean. We have the ability to remove fallen tree limbs, hazardous waste, aquatic plants, and silt built up from ponds and lakes of all sizes. Whether you need us for a one-time job or ongoing maintenance, we’re committed to providing you with services that ensure the beauty and functionality of your waterway.