There are many different types of algae that can be found in a pond or lake. A certain amount of algae is healthy and can encourage a thriving ecosystem. But, like anything else on one’s property, it must be managed carefully.
A frequent question we receive is whether it is normal for algae to grow when the weather turns cooler in the fall.
The short answer is that yes, this is the normal lifecycle of algae. But there are many factors that also make a difference, including:
These are just a few of the variables that can affect what “normal” growth for algae is.
The list above may seem overwhelming, but for the team at Estate Management Services, it is our job to understand what is happening with your pond or lake. We are experienced and knowledgeable, and can quickly assess the situation you are facing. Don’t feel overwhelmed by management of water features; see it as an opportunity to learn from us and to be more comfortable managing your property.
Contact us today to learn how we can help you.