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Water Talk: Improving the Water Quality In Your Pond

Michael D'ImperioSeptember 28th, 2023Stormwater ponds are often the centerpiece of a neighborhood. Residents may spend their mornings walking along the pond, frequent the water to watch their favorite wading birds, or even see the pond right from their back window. With so many eyes on the water, changes in conditions and water quality can be quickly noticed and […]

Weekly “What is it?”: High Tide Flooding

carriestevensonAugust 30th, 2023Watching news reports showing the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia, most of us can relate to the nerve-wracking feeling of waiting for a storm to arrive. While no one wants to be in the direct path of a hurricane, it’s often a relief to have it over with so we can start moving forward, getting life […]

Water Talk: Plants For Your Pond

Michael D'ImperioJune 26th, 2023Adding plants in and around a community stormwater pond is a great way to boost the ecosystem services provided by your water feature. Emergent plants in a pond’s littoral zone (the shallow shelf-like area between a pond’s bank and deep water) help improve water quality by aiding the pond’s ability to remove nutrients from incoming […]

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