Tag Archives: shoreline maintenance

March 7, 2022

Dog Champs: Your Dog & Our Services

Ponds and dogs – they almost seem synonymous! Our team of Pond Champs loves your canines and we even carry treats for them! While most dogs we meet are friendly, there are circumstances in which a loose canine can hinder or even prevent us from treating your pond. If your dog runs loose on your […]

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February 14, 2022

NEW SERVICE! Water Testing with Pond Champs

To some, a pond might just be a pond, but in reality water quality is very subjective to surrounding environmental influences. Some of these factors can make for unsafe conditions for using the pond as a potable water source, irrigation, or for activities like swimming or fishing. Some things that may look out of the […]

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October 8, 2021

When Will the 2022 Quotes Be Ready?

Typically, we would be able to offer quotes at any time. Due to the current circumstances with ever-changing fuel and chemical costs, we have put a pause on making quotes for the 2022 season until we have a better idea on where these prices stand closer to the season kickoff. We apologize for this inconvenience. […]

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June 14, 2021

Mosquito Prevention With Pond Maintenance

Shallow waters can easily become a breeding ground for mosquitoes in the summertime. Having  your pond maintained and keeping it clean can help lower the mosquito population. Make sure you do the following: Have a fish population present in the pond. They like to feed on mosquitoes and their eggs/larvae, and can make a huge […]

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April 29, 2021

Spring Pond Weed Treatments

Sunlight + water…that’s all you need for anything to grow! You may be seeing weed growth in and around the pond, but that does not mean it is time to spray. There are several factors that must be met before having a successful pond weed treatment. Without the appropriate air temperature, water temperature, or weather […]

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March 4, 2021

Flag Recycling Program

At Pond Champs, our vision is to transform, nurture, and preserve lakes and ponds. Throughout our services, we attempt to be environmentally responsible in all aspects of pond management that we can control. We have implemented several standards to aid in our green ideals. We walk around the pond instead of driving equipment around when […]

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December 14, 2020

Winter Pond-scaping

  Though pond maintenance practically comes to a halt due to winter’s cold temperatures in the Midwest, this time of year is perfect to do some sprucing up! One of the best times to remove small brush and shrubs from around your pond is during the winter. The lack of leaves and branches allow for […]

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June 1, 2020

Ponds Are Not Pools

We love to help our customers have beautiful looking ponds…but we fully support our motto of being the leaders in responsible aquatic management. It is not responsible to wipe out the pond’s ecosystem just to have weed and algae-free waters. Ponds are natural bodies of water that should in fact support some growth and life. […]

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May 18, 2020

Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae blooms are microscopic bacteria that occur naturally on the surface. When the environment is just right, blue-green algae will thrive. Blue-green algae blooms can create toxins that may be harmful to humans, pets, livestock, wildlife, and fish. There are many types of algae that are harmless to the environment and people around it, […]

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