Pond Partnership (SPP)
rain showers over the summer have “topped
up” water levels and helped with water
have been no significant algal blooms this
year (so far) which is very good for the aquatic
life within the pond. The reeds, grasses and
marginal plants have grown well throughout
very important to cut back the reeds and grasses
in the autumn as it helps stimulate vigorous
new growth in the spring. It is this new growth
which removes harmful nutrients from the water
and helps to improve water quality.
be cutting back the reeds and tidying the
pond on Saturday 21st October from 9.30am.
time of writing we are running short of volunteers
for this important task. If you are physically
able and can spare some time - even if it’s
just an hour please contact Alyson on 634
help on the pond side as well as in the water.
Everyone is welcome so please consider joining
in the community fun! THANK YOU to those who
have already volunteered to help.
you would like to help as a pond volunteer please
contact Alyson on Tel:634 168.
Pond levels are constantly monitored
Parish Council have agreed to contact ERYC
about the large inlet drain at Waters Edge
(which may have a leak) and Yorkshire Water
with queries about the location of pipes