A full-service lake management company in Virginia, Aquatic Environmental Consultants (AEC) is available for all your aquatic management needs. We offer a variety of services to keep your lake or pond healthy, attractive and suitable for fishing, boating, swimming or any other activity. Since 1987, our team has been providing everything from emergency interventions to long-term monitoring of a variety of water quality factors.

Trust the management of your lake or pond to the experienced team at AEC. As proud members of industry associations including the American Fisheries Society, the North American Lake Management Society and the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association, we are able to provide sophisticated, cost-effective solutions that combine the latest technology with our trusted industry expertise.

Our Services

  • Lake management consultations: We recommend all new clients begin with an in-person consultation from one of our lake management experts. During this consultation, our technician will take a variety of measurements to assess the overall health of your lake or pond and develop a long-term management strategy. You’ll also have the chance to discuss any specific concerns or goals you have at this point.
  • Vegetation management: Proper vegetation management is one of the keys to maintaining a healthy lake. For our clients, this means eliminating invasive species and promoting the growth of plants which are good for your lake’s ecosystem. We can also use a variety of interventions — including mechanical, chemical, biological and physical management — to clear areas of excessive vegetation for boating and swimming.
  • Water quality monitoring: Every lake and pond is different, and ongoing monitoring of a variety of water quality factors establishes a baseline which lets us know when corrective action is necessary. Our team can provide regular monitoring of pH, alkalinity, temperature/dissolved oxygen, secchi depth and other essential health indicators in your lake or pond.
  • Fish stocking and management: A variety of sport fish species are available for stocking larger lakes, including bluegill, walleye and largemouth bass. We offer wholesale prices for large orders, and we can also provide long-term management services to ensure your fish population remains healthy and sustainable.
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Lake Management in Virginia

Trust the health of your lake to the experts at AEC. For over 30 years, we have been delivering lake management services to Virginia parks, homeowner associations, golf courses, private residences and more. In addition to the services listed above, we also offer fountain design, diffuser systems, bathymetric mapping and more. Contact our team directly to inquire about our full list of lake management services.