About Our Company

The Lake Doctors, Inc. is a 38 year-young company founded in 1979 devoted to the care and service of lakes and ponds. A few examples of the growing number of services we provide include aquatic weed control, algae control, applications of blue pond dye, installation, maintenance and repair of fountains, aerators and aeration systems, fish stocking, water testing, mitigation and wetland monitoring and maintenance, applications of beneficial bacteria and enzymes, planting of natural beneficial aquatic plants, water clarification, midge, gnat and mosquito control, control of invasive and exotic species in natural areas, lake mapping, bathymetric studies and sedimentation studies, shoreline restoration, dredging and removal of muck and sediment, and water quality improvement.

The Lake Doctors, Inc. has developed into one of the largest water management companies in the United States with 12 service locations, over 130 staff members, and almost $20 million dollars in sales. We operate in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, and Kentucky. Our major customers include homeowners associations, condo associations, developers, apartment complexes, private pond owners, business and commercial properties, government entities, golf courses and resorts, parks, colleges, and basically anybody that owns or manages lakes or ponds. The Lake Doctors, Inc. owes its success to its professional, friendly, highly trained, and experienced staff, who have an overriding concern for our customer’s needs and the environmental health of the lakes and waterways for which we are responsible.

The Lake Doctors, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 by James L. Williams after a successful seven-year experience with 3M Company as an aquatic field biologist specializing in the testing, evaluation, and treatment of various aquatic weed and algae. Mr. Williams was promoted to sales, then management. Prior to that, Mr. Williams obtained his BS Degree in Biology from Bowling Green State University and served as a high school science teacher.

An essential part of providing professional services such as mentioned above is having well-maintained and specialized equipment, such as four-wheel-drive trucks, John Deere Gators, specially equipped airboats, up-to-date spray systems, and custom spray boats. More importantly are the educated, highly trained, and certified biologists, field personnel, and managers who care for your lakes and ponds. Our staff at The Lake Doctors has reputation for friendly, reliable, and environmentally responsible service.

What makes The Lake Doctors, Inc. better, unique, and best-suited to take care of your lake and pond’s needs? What are the advantages of doing business with us? Here are a few:

  • High Level of Customer Service with a 95% Renewal/Retention Rate!
  • Great Reputation with Customers, Employees, Suppliers, & Competitors
  • Long Employee Tenure (Our Top 30 Associates Have more than 500 Years of Combined Experience)
  • Extremely Financial Stability; NO Loss of Business in the Great Recession
  • Continued Rapid Growth & Profitability & Evolution of Additional Services
  • Family Owned & Managed for Success Over the Long Term
  • More than 5,000 Current Customers & Growing in Number Rapidly
  • Expertise in a Great Many Related Areas
  • Use of Quality & Safe Materials for Great Results & Environmental Stewardship
  • Excellent Equipment for Safety, Efficiency, Results, & Accurate Placement
  • Excellent Multimillion Dollar Insurance Coverage, Including Pollution Liability
  • One of the Largest Companies with Many Resources
  • All Field Techs & Biologists are Licensed & Take Continuing Education
  • Fast 24-Hour or Less Response Time to Questions or Complaints
  • One of the Best Fountain & Aerator Maintenance & Repair Companies
  • No Environmental Violations over the Last 25 Years
  • Professional Administrative Staff to Handle all Customer Needs
  • Calls Answered by Staff Members, Not a Machine
  • Simple, Easy-to-Read Contracts & Agreements
  • Successful Weathering of Several Recessions
  • Customers are #1 to Us & We Prove it Every Day!

In summary, The Lake Doctors, Inc. is a large, widespread, and successful water management and lake restoration company that provides a multitude of related services provided by very experienced staff members who truly care about its customers and the lakes, ponds and other areas that they manage and take care of.

Contact us for more information on our lake restoration company. We serve clients in Florida, Ohio, and South Carolina.