Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center
What You Need to Know About Ponds
569 Hanley Rd
Central Point, OR 97502
Ponds can be attractive features, create wildlife habitat and store water for irrigation, stock watering and other uses. They can also have a variety of problems including weeds, vectors, and inability to hold water effectively. Fixing the problems can be difficult. This class will include four topic areas; pond construction, regulations, basic biology and chemistry, and potential problems with possible solutions. Existing pond owners should gain a better understanding of what is happening in their ponds. Landowners contemplating building ponds will gain a better understanding of what they may encounter.