News and Notes from EP Aeration

Tips for Winter Pond Maintenance

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. The Holidays are here and golf course superintendents finally get a respite from the hustle and bustle of the busy season. And while pond algae isn’t typically a concern this time of year, it is a perfect time to maintain your aeration systems and prepare for any […]

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Pond Aeration Compressor Rebuild Demonstration for Gast 82R

EP Aeration has been using Gast 82R, 1/3rd horsepower, oil-less air compressors in our pond aeration systems since early 2013. Thus far they’ve proven to be robust and well suited for the application. Just like previous versions of this wobble-piston style compressor, it requires a rebuild every 2-3 years depending on operating conditions and air filter […]

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Pond Aeration Update – Jada Vineyards

On March 12th 2015, EP Aeration installed an irrigation reservoir aeration system at Jada Vineyards in Paso Robles, CA. At that time, the reservoir at Jada Vineyards was choked with filamentous algae that would clog irrigation filters and generally looked bad. Since Jada is in the midst of converting to 100%  Biodynamic farming, they required a […]

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EP Aeration at Lake Shrine Temple

After several years of consultation and design modifications, EP Aeration recently installed a lake aeration system at the Self Realization Fellowship – Lake Shrine Temple, in Pacific Palisades. Surrounded by lush landscaping and the Mahatma Ghandi World Peace Memorial, 2.5 acre Lake Shrine is the focal point of this beautiful property. Despite employing pond aeration, […]

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EP Aeration Equipment Featured at San Francisco Exploratorium

EP Aeration provided the compressed air system, aeration tubing, and consultation for a current exhibit at the San Francisco Exploratorium. Located between piers 15 & 17, EP Aeration’s equipment was used to create a “bubble profile” of the Beeswing, a schooner that sunk in that location in 1863. The bubbles make a brief cameo in the […]

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Lake and Pond Aeration Compressor Rebuild Video now available!

EP Aeration is proud to announce the release the first in a series of videos focused on maintenance of our pond and lake aeration systems. This particular video demonstrates the procedure for rebuilding a Thomas 2680-CE50 air compressor. EP Aeration used this compressor extensively between the years 2006 – 2013. The video includes tricks and […]

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Olympic Boating

As an illustration of just how quickly a massive algae bloom can occur, look at these photos of the massive algae bloom a month before the scheduled start of the Beijing Olympics. This occurred in the OCEAN, in the bay where Olympic sailing competition was to be held. These photos date from early July. Some […]

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