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February 2018

Family Pond

2020-02-17T16:44:46-06:00

  I don't know about you but I am ready for this rain to be over with and February to be on the way out. The rain and deep freeze of 2018 made me think about the pond located on our new property. It is roughly ¼ acre in size and was relatively deep when originally [...]

Family Pond2020-02-17T16:44:46-06:00

March 2017

Dynamic Interactions of Pond Management

2020-02-17T16:44:24-06:00

Dynamic Interactions of Pond Management Your pond is not created them same, even though it may have been built in the same manner as the one next door. A pond in North Texas will be different than one in south Texas, but even more noticeably is the two ponds built on the same property. The [...]

Dynamic Interactions of Pond Management2020-02-17T16:44:24-06:00

October 2015

Windy Hills adds Aeration to pond

2020-02-17T16:42:49-06:00

Already serviced monthly by Twin Oaks Pond & Lake Consulting the board of Windy Hills Farm wanted to take proactive steps toward healthy, muck free pond near the condos. Today we installed an Airmax PS30 bottom-diffused aeration system in their pond.

Windy Hills adds Aeration to pond2020-02-17T16:42:49-06:00

June 2015

Water Quality

2017-03-17T08:55:13-05:00

“Water Quality” monitoring is a key in a lake or pond management program. Understanding the chemical and biological parameters, demand, and interactions with in your waterbody is essential. Understand the results, interpreting, and knowledge of tools to that can be used in implementing a program that brings your water quality into balance and makes it [...]

Water Quality2017-03-17T08:55:13-05:00

May 2014

Turtles

2020-02-17T16:45:26-06:00

Having a pond without turtles is nearly an impossibility.  In some ponds you  may not see the turtles, while in other ponds they are highly visible and bask in the sun on the shoreline and from the water. Do larger quantities of turtles endanger my pond?  This is a valid question which can best by [...]

Turtles2020-02-17T16:45:26-06:00

February 2014

Controlling Algae

2020-02-17T16:45:46-06:00

It's that time of the year, when winter is holding on ferociously, spring is around the corner, and summer is not far behind.  As managers of lakes and ponds it's time to reassess our annual algae and vegetation management plans / prescriptions. As a professional we are always asking what, why, when, where, and how [...]

Controlling Algae2020-02-17T16:45:46-06:00