Pond Trade Perspective

Rainwater Harvesting

The reasons why Rainwater Harvesting is gaining attention are many. As the economy tanked, pond manufacturers wondered what would become of the pond world. All of us worked so hard to get ponds into mainstream America. I say “Pond World” because we seem to have developed our own universe stemming from manufacturers, distributors, sales forces, the publishing world, contractors and of course, our customers.

Ponditat

The 5th Annual Ponditat for Humanity overhaul event was held recently by the International Professional Pond Contractors Association (IPPCA). The “Top Guns” converged Nebraska to add a bog and reduce the electricity used (making it more “green”). They also used their photography skills learned at a prior seminar to document and promote this pond.

Windmill-driven Aeration Revitalizes Ponds

In a growing trend, windmills are being utilized more and more to clean up lakes throughout North America. Wind-powered air system “oxygenates” water, overcoming dilemmas of stagnation and stratification that threaten people, livestock, wildlife and property values. Still waters may not always run deep; sometimes they just go bad. Just ask anyone who has watched …

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International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Annual Symposium 2007

Bangkok, the Capital City of Thailand Surrounded by endless rice fields, Bangkok, Thailand, an enormous Asian capital city, loomed in the distance as our flight approached. The second leg of our International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society’s Annual Symposium was about to commence. An hours’ flight south from Chiang Mai where we began our conference, …

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International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society Annual Symposium 2007

“You should have been there!” is truly an understatement when it comes to a recent excursion to Southeast Asia by the members of the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (IWGS). It’s hard to know where to even begin; there was so much to see. Arriving at night in Chiang Mai, the largest city in …

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