# How do you find the area of a pond?

## How do you find the area of a pond?

pond shape can be estimated by measuring the distance around the pond shoreline in feet. Square the shoreline distance and divide by 547,390 to get the pond area in acres. For example, a pond that is 450 feet around the shoreline would have an area = (450 feet)2 / 547,390 or 0.37 acres.

Can you put a pond anywhere?

Though a pond can be installed on nearly any type of land, your soil has to be compatible or the water won’t hold. Cliff refers to soil that holds water as “plastic soil.”

### How do you maintain a pond on your property?

How to Maintain and Care for a Garden Pond

2. Manage the nearby plants.
3. Grow water plants.
4. Control ice in the winter.
5. Control algae growth.
6. Maintain pump, filter, lines, and fountains.
7. Troubleshoot and repair any leaks.
8. Maintain the right water level.

What is the formula of triangular pond?

For example, a triangular pond with a length of 250 feet and a width of 220 feet has an area of 27,500 square feet (250 x 220 ÷ 2) or 0.63 acres.

## How many gallons is a 1/4 acre pond?

Note: A quarter acre pond, depending on the depth, will be about 325,000 gallons to 500,000 gallons. Example 1: For a 1 acre pond, use 4 boxes of Farm Pond Treatment per month.

What is pond screening?

Pond screens are useful to keep falling leaf litter and other debris out of your pond towards the end of the season. Throughout the year it is often used to protect fish and expensive aquatic plants from predation by wildlife.

### Can I just dig a hole for a pond?

Depending on where the rock layer is found, the pond may need to be built completely or halfway above grade. The deeper you can dig, the better the pond will look. It’s tough to make a pond look natural when it’s sitting 18 inches above the surrounding soil. Once the pond is dug, you have two options.

How do I make my pond water clear naturally?

At a Glance: How to Keep Pond Water Clear

1. Understand that a little bit of algae or discoloration is normal.
2. Use beneficial bacteria to starve single-cell algae that turns water green.
3. Add a wide variety of aquatic plants to starve string algae.

## What is the deepest pond in the world?

Cummings Pond
Surface area 43.8 acres (17.7 ha)
Max. depth 10 feet (3.0 m)
Water volume 46,000,000 US gallons (170,000 m3)
Surface elevation 1,191 feet (363 m)

How are common expenses allocated in a Hoa?

“In both the condo and HOA statute, it says that for bulk cable agreements for things like telephone and Internet services, if the documents provide for other than equal sharing of the common expenses, associations can still allocate the common expense on a per–unit basis rather than a percentage basis,” says Stivelman.

### Is there a link between HOAs and property values?

Earlier this month I told you about research showing a link between prejudice in homeowners associations and weak local government. Now a new study by a retired Yale University researcher concludes that, contrary to industry claims and popular assumptions, HOAs don’t protect property values after all.

How long should a Hoa plan for a pond?

We work with HOA’s to create a custom plan for your pond or lake. Starting with a pond or lake assessment, they are able to evaluate current conditions and outline a custom 5, 10, & 15 year plan for your HOA pond or lake.

## Why do people not want to pay HOA fees?

Home buyers cannot or do not want to pay HOA fees. HOAs have a negative stigma, due to greater public awareness of frequent HOA disputes. Consumers who value their rights tend to avoid HOAs.

How are the dues calculated for a Hoa?

The HOA calculates the amount of dues it needs to collect based on its annual budget, after estimating the ongoing operation and maintenance expenses for the common areas. These costs might include such things as landscaping services for common parks, or power and water bills for a common clubhouse.

### Why are retention ponds needed in Hoa communities?

In response to a storm, the pond’s water level fluctuates, reducing risk and saving the community from potential flood damage and costly repairs. Forget swimming pools—while necessary in many communities, retention ponds can easily be considered an HOA’s greatest liability and expense.

“In both the condo and HOA statute, it says that for bulk cable agreements for things like telephone and Internet services, if the documents provide for other than equal sharing of the common expenses, associations can still allocate the common expense on a per–unit basis rather than a percentage basis,” says Stivelman.

What happens when neighbors don’t pay HOA dues?

If something like this happens, the value of the development as a whole, and each of the properties within it, will drop. To avoid such a scenario, the HOA may raise the amount of periodic dues, and possibly levy special assessments. So, as a result of your neighbor’s delinquencies, you could be hit with higher costs.