Government Solutions

Effective weed control solutions for government

AAM has successfully completed more than 30 governmental contracts and numerous contracts for industrial clients, developers and engineering firms.

A Proven Record of Excellence

Working in the government sector our clients have included the SFWMD, FFWCC USACE, FDEP, NPS, Lee County, TNC Disney Wilderness Preserve, Citrus County, Federal Aviation Administration, Palm Beach County, Manatee County, FDOT and others. It is evident by our record with the FWC and other Governmental Agencies that AAM has utilized sound business practices and performed superior work.

Since 1981, we’ve carried out operations for aquatic plant management on many of Florida’s public water ways including Lake Okeechobee, Lake Kissimmee, West Lake Toho, Lake Poinsett, Lake Winder, Lake Rousseau, Lake Seminole (both), Lake Jackson (both), Wacissa River, Lake Talquin, Kissimmee River and St. John’s River to name a few. Control operations on these lakes and/or river systems have included floating, emergent and submersed applications ranging from <1 acre to well over 5,000 acres of target vegetation.

We Employ Only The Best

AAM takes pride in our reliable, diligent, efficient personnel. All employees are educated and licensed in the application and handling of herbicides. Presently AAM employs 67 licensed Applicators in the aquatic, natural areas & right-of-way categories. Our Applicators are certified by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and receive continuing education annually to keep up with today’s complex regulatory environment. Over the years, AAM employees have received numerous industry awards and recognition for outstanding service and leadership.

Our Capabilities

In addition to our knowledgeable and experienced staff, AAM is equipped with 52 airboats and 68 transport/spray trucks specifically designed for the application of aquatic herbicides. Our impressive fleet also consists of 4 outboard powered boats for application of aquatic herbicides in areas with limited access (low bridges etc.) and for areas where less disruptive application is warranted (i.e. areas where the endangered Everglades snail kites nest). We also have a wide variety of boats available for use in small ponds and/or large lakes and multiple truck mounted systems for use in industrial settings and ditch herbiciding. Other available equipment includes a railroad spray car, a fleet of four- and six-wheeled as well as tracked ATVs and swamp buggies all equipped with state-of-the-art spray equipment designed to provide the most effective and cost efficient management services for all types of terrain.

Experience The AAM Advantage

It’s time you experience The AAM Service Advantage.  Contact us at (863) 533-8882 or click below to get started with professional experts in aquatic weed management:

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Related FAQ

Are you a licensed aquatic weed control applicator?
Answer: Yes, all of AAM’s technicians are licensed through the State of Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
Can I use the water that you just treated to irrigate my lawn?
Answer: In most cases yes, if AAM were to perform a treatment with a herbicide that has an irrigation restriction on the label there would be postings if required and the property owner or property manager would be notified prior to treatment.
What is a littoral shelf and why do we have to have them in our pond?
Answer: A littoral shelf is a shallow shelf in a water body that is planted with native aquatic vegetation normally located by an out flow structure. The purpose of a littoral shelf is to help filter out the nutrients and minerals in the water prior to it leaving the pond via the out flow structure.
What is the best way to control the algae in my pond?
Answer: Routine Maintenance is the only way to control algae, there is no long term solution for algae bloom. Schedule an appointment with AAM.
Why is there so much algae in my storm water retention pond?
Answer: Most storm water retention ponds in Florida have a very high nutrient and mineral levels due to run off from fertilized yards and neighborhood roads which contribute to algae bloom.
What are my options as far as service / maintenance goes?
Answer: We offer bi-weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and as needed maintenance programs. Schedule a free on-site evaluation and estimate.
How often does my pond or lake front need to be treated?
Answer: It depends on the situation, every water body is different and needs to be inspected by AAM to generate a treatment plan.  Schedule a free on-site evaluation and estimate.
What type of aquatic weed control options do I have?
Answer: Applied Aquatic Management offers many different aquatic weed control methods such as herbicide treatments, hand removal of vegetation, mechanical harvesting and biological control.
Does your spray hurt the fish or wildlife?
Answer: No it does not, every herbicide that we use is very much environmentally friendly and is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency, every herbicide application performed by Applied Aquatic Management is done in accordance to the EPA registered label.