Author Archives: Johnny Foster

“Pond Boss” magazine turns 25 years old!

Anyone with an inkling of passion for lake and pond management would thoroughly enjoy reading “Pond Boss” magazine. It is folksy and fun to read while being incredibly informational. I read every issue cover to cover, not so much because … Continue reading

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Ever Seen a Freshwater Jellyfish?

Chad, one of our Service Managers with 25 years of lake management experience, took this interesting photograph of freshwater jellyfish at a lake he was working on this week. There were quite a few of the jellyfish and he said … Continue reading

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Introducing Lake & Pond Probiotics for Do It Yourselfers

Although bacteria/enzyme products have been used by lake and pond managers for years, research and development has improved effectiveness considerably. Laboratories have seen the potential and have been identifying and developing strains of bacteria and enzymes that are much more … Continue reading

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The Victory Junction Camp deserves your support!

We have donated lake and pond management services and fish stocking to the Victory Junction Camp in Randleman, NC since the camp opened in 2004. It is an amazing place. Seriously ill children have the time of their lives! Campers … Continue reading

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LED Fountain Lights are Definitely the Way to Go!

Pink is ideal for Breast Cancer Awareness Week. Red, white and blue flashing is exciting for the 4th of July Independence Day. Lavender is soft, respectful and somber for Easter. Not only are LED fountain lights extremely clear and bright, … Continue reading

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Foster Lake & Pond Management Expands Stormwater Device Maintenance and Repair Services in the Charlotte Area

“We’ve been inspecting and managing stormwater devices in the Charlotte area for about 8 years and we need to expand our maintenance and repair services”, says Johnny Foster (owner of the Garner, NC based company). New development and existing compliance … Continue reading

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Benefits of Chelated Copper Algaecide

  January 23, 2015 | Tim Bitz As Preferred Applicators for the SePRO Company, I think this article will be of interest to many of our customers. Algae can be a major problem for small bodies of water, and because it can … Continue reading

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New Law will Affect Many North Carolina Lake Dam Owners

“The Coal Ash Management Act of 2014, signed into law on September 20, 2014, requires all owners of high and intermediate hazard dams to submit Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) to the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and … Continue reading

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Net Zero Energy Headquarters for FL&PM

Net Zero Energy Headquarters Breaks Ground   IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lou Gerics, AIA   919 832 6303 gerics@innovativedesign.net Johnny Foster 919 772 8548 johnny@fosterlake.com RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, September 30, 2014 – Located in Garner, North Carolina, the new headquarters building … Continue reading

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Why is Brush Removal Around a Pond Shoreline Important?

Stormwater ponds are not designed to be attractive. They are designed to catch runoff and release cleaner water gradually. Some communities keep the ponds attractive to increase property values. Some communities simply want expenses to be as low as possible. … Continue reading

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