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Top 3 Reasons to Maintain Your Pond

Updated: Mar 30

Not only do your ducks need a happy and healthy home, but a pond that is properly maintained prevents potentially serious damage to your property.

A beautiful pond repair in Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia. New pipes were installed and to keep the perimeter nicely groomed, grass seed was laid.


  1. Most agricultural ponds require a riser and outflow pipe assembly and it is important that the pipes are in good condition. Pipes in poor condition can collapse, leading water to spill out and over the dam. An undermined dam brings a dangerous situation for to property or—potentially more complicated—your neighbor’s property.

  2. It is important that riser pipes are sized and installed correctly and with a trash rack to keep debris from clogging the pipes and constricting water flow.

  3. Ponds can often become overwhelmed with overgrowth and it is important to keep the surrounding areas maintained and well groomed.