Altadena Pond Rehab: Third time is the charm.

Cement Pond to Natural Pond The Call: We received a call in late May 2017 from a homeowner who was concerned her pond was leaking and asked if we could come out and provide some suggestions on how to remedy the leak. I scheduled my next available time with her and gathered my notes. On…

It’s cold, why is there algae in my pond?

Why is there algae in my pond? Many pond owners at this time of year find themselves wondering, “it’s cold outside, why is there algae in my pond?” It’s common belief that when it’s cold algae shouldn’t grow. Although temperature does play a role in the growth of algae, there are many other variables that…

Your Pond – What to expect with the warm weather

What to expect with the warm weather: Three things to expect with warm weather and your pond. Every year as the seasons changes from the cold winter months to the warmer spring months, there are at least three things you can expect with the warm weather. Over the last several months your pond has probably…

Are you experiencing water loss on your pond?

Are you experiencing water loss on your pond? Backyard ponds are often constructed of either a rubber liner or concrete. With So-Cal’s constantly shifting ground, whether it be from earthquakes or some other natural occurrence, stress can be caused on the main body of the pond, waterfall, or stream which can create water loss on…

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…