Pondless Waterfall Opening
Why: A majority of water feature owners "shut down" their waterfalls late Fall/early Winter by pulling the pump and bleeding the pipes free of water to avoid extra work when freezing temperatures hit. Despite possibly adding a net to the feature to prevent leaves from falling all over the stream, by spring your waterfall may be looking a different color than you remember it. You may find a majority of your waterfall covered with dead/black algae residual and leaf debris, while your basin may have become home to a few inches of sludge-like matter that coincidentally fertilizes MORE algae growth come warmer temperatures. If not taken care of, these factors together create a maintenance nightmare by June and July.
- Manually remove any debris from stream portion: i.e. leaves, sticks, etc.
- Cut and divide aquatic plants, as needed
- Pressure wash, as needed, areas with unsightly residual build up.
- Shop-vac out the basin reservoir of all accumulated sludge and old water
- Re-fill basin with water
- Put pump in water and attach the hosing to the pump fitting with a hose clamp.
At this point, we check for any diverting water from rock displacement or low liner caused by rocks settling over winter.
Pondless Waterfall Maintenance Price
So Now What???
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