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Aquatic Vegetation Harvesting with the WaterBug

Finally an affordable harvesting solution for pond and lake owner’s to take control and manage your pond on your terms!  Imagine a “drone” for your lake and pond that allows you to harvest lake weeds or skim floating algae, Duckweed, and other floating debris whenever you want!

The Waterbug is non-toxic and eliminates the need to apply herbicides or algaecides that may or may not work, or labor intensive tools like rakes and cutters, the Waterbug provides you with an eco-friendly and carbon emission free solution that is 100 % effective!

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The second generation Waterbug is a remote controlled aquatic lake weed harvester designed for managing aquatic vegetation and floating debris in lakes, ponds, and water bodies of all sizes.  It is 5.5’ wide by 9’ long but weighs only 300 lbs. and it has a storage bunk capacity of 300 lbs.  This makes it easy for one person to use as it fits on a compact trailer that can be pulled behind a 4-wheeler or garden tractor.  It floats in as little as 4” of water and can cut and skim 34” wide, is adjustable to 20” water depth, and features lithium batteries that can operate 6-8 ours on a single charge.

The Waterbug has a remote operating range of 4,000 feet making it an ideal solution for individual pond owners and golf courses in need of an effective pond weed and algae solution. 

Key Features
  • Remote controlled & battery powered
  • 3-in-1 Cutter, skimmer & collector
  • Load carrying capacity of 300 lbs
  • Up to 4 hour run time per charge
  • 500 ft line of sight operating distance
  • One-person operation
  • Total machine weight is only 310 lbs
  • Offers 5 attachment options
  • Includes custom trailer
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The Waterbug Harvester has a front conveyor to collect weeds and debris from the water. A second conveyor, in the rear of the machine, allows the gathered material to be stored and easily deposited on shore when full. It is intuitive to use, easy to operate and is backed by a peace-of-mind one year warranty.


Waterbug is a one of a kind modular aquatic cleanup machine designed for harvesting aquatic weeds, algae and floating debris of all kinds in ponds, lake shores, channels, and more! 

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The Waterbug is available for $12,399.00 and includes the transport trailer, joystick remote control, set of two skimming booms, set of two net extensions, scraper attachment, and brush attachment or basically everything you need to start managing your small lake or pond.  The Sickle Cutter is available for an additional $1,199.00.