Why is the water in my pond green?
Green water in ponds is generally caused by excessive plant growth resulting from too much phosphorus in the water column. The three most common culprits are planktonic algae, filamentous algae, and duckweed. Homeowners can reduce phosphorus in local water bodies through several simple yard care practices.

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1. When should I prune my oak tree?
2. How do I report a spill?
3. How often should I water my tree?
4. Who maintains the trees within the public road rights of way?
5. How do I find my property boundaries?
6. Why is the water in my pond green?
7. How do I know if my fertilizer is phosphorus-free?
8. What if my project doesn’t require a permit? Am I still responsible for installing erosion and sediment controls?
9. Do I need a permit to landscape my yard?
10. How much of the tree roots can be disturbed before the tree will decline?