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Category: Pond Cleaning

How Do I Know If My Pond Needs Dredging?

If you’re a homeowner, golf course, or HOA manager, you might have heard that your pond will eventually need to be dredged to help ensure it doesn’t dry up and turn into a swamp. From the second that your man-made pond was originally filled with water, it began a natural cycle that will eventually lead to its slow decline as the years and decades go by. Silt and sediment will make their way into the

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Summertime Maintenance Tips for Your HOA or Golf Course Pond

As the weather starts to heat up during the summertime months, many HOA and golf course pond managers will begin to see an increase in nuisance algae and other issues that can cause headaches. Extended sunlight hours will contribute significantly to the problem. As these algae blooms start to take hold, they can literally choke the life out of a once-pristine pond and turn it into an unsightly and foul-smelling pit of muck. We want

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Why Are the Fish in My Pond Dying?

Finding one or two dead fish floating in your HOA or golf course pond usually isn’t a cause for concern. They could have met their fate due to a predatory bird, or perhaps they just got old, weak, and nature took its course. However, when you start noticing a pattern of dead fish in your pond, it’s time to pay closer attention. The fish in your pond act as a natural barometer in the sense

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How to Keep Your HOA Pond Water Clean and Clear

HOA ponds, also known as stormwater retention ponds, are an important component of the drainage system of your community. They help prevent localized flooding by slowing down or completely suppressing large deluges of water that arise from a rainfall event. They also retain water for a sufficient period of time such that any attached sediment and pollutants will settle down to the bottom of the pond. The cleansed water is then released into nearby streams

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Should our HOA Pond Have Fish?

If you’re a homeowner’s association (HOA) manager and are tasked with the upkeep and maintenance of the ponds in your community, you may have had a few residents ask if you could stock them with fish. While the idea of walking across the street with your kids on a Saturday morning to do some local fishing may seem like a good idea, there’s a lot to take into consideration before you start dumping trout, catfish,

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How Do You Prevent Lake and Pond Erosion?

The shoreline of any pond or lake is an important barrier that helps keep the water clean and prevents it from filling up with mud and debris. Come the springtime months, many HOA and golf course pond managers will find that the shorelines are starting to erode. Shoreline erosion is a natural process that takes place over time. There are many reasons why it tends to erode, but also many things managers can do to

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