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SOLitude Lake Management Acquires Clarke Aquatic Services

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Clarke Aquatic Services (CAS), a business unit of The Clarke Group, has been acquired by SOLitude Lake Management, a nationwide environmental firm that provides sustainable solutions to improve water quality and preserve water resources. The transaction closed effective November 1, 2022.

Clarke Aquatic Services provides aquatic management services to customers in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Virginia. Through this acquisition, SOLitude welcomes nearly 50 new aquatic service professionals to its organization and expands its operations to 59 total offices across 41 states.

“We are excited to unite Clarke Aquatic Services and SOLitude Lake Management, further strengthening our position as the premier lake and pond management company in the country,” Mychal Manolatos, Vice President of SOLitude Lake Management said. “Clarke Aquatic Services brings a long reputation of sound service and expertise in the industry.”

SOLitude and CAS find common ground in the mission to help communities and businesses achieve clean, safe and beautiful lakes, advance new industry technologies, and support healthy experiences around the water.

“Merging with SOLitude supports professional opportunities for CAS coworkers and enhances the service portfolio and technologies available to aquatics customers,” said J. Lyell Clarke, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of The Clarke Group. “With the sale of our Aquatics business unit, Clarke intensifies its focus on its core business of developing and delivering the most environmentally-responsible solutions for managing the public health impacts of mosquitoes around the world.”

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