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Biochar socks placed in Pillings Pond to help combat algae problems

Biochar socks were put in place at Pillings Pond earlier this month by Water and Wetlands LLC. (photo courtesy of Water and Wetlands).
LYNNFIELD — The Lynnfield Conservation Commission has a new solution for Pillings Pond’s algae problems: Socks. Earlier this month, aquatics specialists and Water & Wetlands Consulting, LLC placed “biochar socks” in the pond at Bates Brook near Bourque Road. The socks, which Water & Wetlands deploys in water bodies around the region, serve as a…

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