Filter February and your pond

What is Filter February? Filter February is the month we focus on everything which involves filtration on your pond. This includes your water pumps, UV lights, aeration pumps, skimmers, auto fills, and of course the filters. These items are serviced and monitored on our regular maintenance program. However, parts eventually wear out or become clogged and…

Pond Inspection

Pond Inspection Through the end of January So-Cal ponds, Inc. is offering a free pond inspection to any residential pond located within a 15 mile radius of our office.  Every pond could greatly benefit from a free pond inspection, this is a good time to discuss any issues or concerns you may have about your…

Algae in your pond

So you have string algae in your pond? That is not necessarily a bad thing. Ponds are a delicate ecosystem which rely on a number of factors to remain balanced. If any one of these factors tips too much to one side the entire ecosystem will become unstable and many symptoms will become obvious.  …

Introducing Filter February

Introduction to “Filter February” There are many parts to a pond’s filtration system: the pump, skimmer, filter, auto fill, filter media, aerator and U.V. lights. With a regular maintenance program, all of these items are routinely serviced such as backwashing or cleaning the filter media, removing debris from the skimmers, skimming and removing leaves and other…

The Drought is Real

The drought is real. Do you think watering your lawn and landscape is the cause? Think again. Residential watering accounts for only 9% of the state’s water use. Watering your landscape is not the cause nor is cutting back the solution. Not watering your landscape will have ill effects for decades. Neglecting to water your…