Partnership Establishes a Beachhead in New England

Jones Lake Management announced that it has completed the acquisition of Water & Wetland, LLC, a provider of pond and lake management services across New England. The acquisition, based in Grafton, MA, establishes Jones Lake Management’s footprint in the New England market and continues the company’s track record of partnering with leading water services companies.

"Since Water & Wetland’s founding in 2020, the company has demonstrated explosive growth. Their passion for creating vibrant, healthy water has allowed them to quickly establish themselves as one of the leading players in the highly regulated New England market," said Kelly Veatch, CEO of Jones Lake Management. "We’re excited to welcome Joe Onorato, Colin Gosselin, and the rest of the talented team at Water & Wetland to the Jones family," said Rob Jones, President of Jones Lake Management.

Joe Onorato, Co-Owner of Water & Wetland, commented, "This partnership is a significant milestone for our business, and one that we think will be really beneficial to our customers and employee base." "We are grateful to have found an excellent partner for our company, and we look forward to continuing to grow in our market as owners and operators," said Colin Gosselin, Co-Owner of Water & Wetland.

"We are thrilled to be entering the New England market in partnership with the passionate and proven team at Water & Wetland," said Michael Brofft, Principal at Fort Point Capital. "We look forward to continuing to expand Jones Lake Management’s presence in New England and remain committed to the goal of building the leading independent lake management operator in the United States."

About Jones Lake Management

Jones Lake Management, previously known as Jones Fish Hatcheries & Distributors LLC, has been a cornerstone of aquatic excellence since 1949. Committed to science-driven solutions, the company offers a comprehensive range of lake and pond management services alongside its renowned fish stocking. Committed to science-driven solutions, Jones Lake Management is dedicated to preserving and enhancing aquatic ecosystems for a sustainable future.