Dredging Keeps your Stormwater Retention Ponds Clear

dredging stormwater retention pondNo matter how or for what purpose a pond was constructed, all ponds are in a dying process from day one. Muck is formed at the bottom of the pond in the form of organic matter like algae, leaves, weeds, mold or mildew settling and building up a residue.

Due to the nutrients and toxic gases that encourage overgrowth of weeds and algae, muck deteriorates the natural ecosystem natural to the pond and dredging is a highly efficient and economical way of eliminating the pond scum from the pond and returning it to fresh, new life.

Dredging a stormwater retention pond, in particular, slows the rate of the runoff from storm water, protecting surround neighborhoods from flooding and improving the overall quality of the water exiting from the pond, or being used in irrigation systems. Dredging prevents the retention pond from acting as a sediment collector and seeping into storm water that ultimately clogs streams and rivers, lowering the quality of life and environment for fish, birds and other wildlife.

At C&M Environmental, our eco-friendly dredging system utilizes compact, easily deployable dredging and harvesting equipment to remove accumulated sediment, sand, vegetation and debris from your storm water retention and storage area. We return your storm water system to its initial design capacity and help prepare you for Florida's storm season.

Our dewatering tubes are placed around the perimeter of your pond system to quietly, and efficiently dewater the sediment removed with the hydraulic dredging system. Rapid mobilization and non-invasive equipment are the key components to a fast, efficient and effective storm water pond or lake restoration project.

Only cleaned water is returned to the waterway, and there is minimal need for site restoration. Our methods do not harm pond or lagoon liners, and your pond is restored to its most efficient, functional state.

Why canal dredging in Florida is most important to our waterways

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Proper hydraulic dredging of canals is vital to the maintenance of the canal’s health, quality, and recreational enjoyment. The long-term benefits of proper canal dredging are crucial to the survival of a canal.


How industrial dredging is good for Florida's ecosystem!

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Clay, sand, and silt left behind from industrial dredging are repurposed as marshes and wildlife habitats. Benefits to local wildlife and the environment include the removal of contaminated sediments and their relocation to safe, contained areas, and the improvement of water quality through the restoration of water depth and flow. 


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