Natural water features, also known as Koi Ponds and Water Gardens, are a great alternative water feature for any property.

This week we will outline a few water features built to accommodate those who are looking for a change in their aquatic lifestyle and still get their water-filled fix.

Effective Koi Pond Maintenance 

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Water gardens and koi ponds are very similar. Both are built to accommodate a “natural” ecosystem, yet both can be filtered differently based on the amount of wildlife within the pond. These water features are primarily green and have stained walls, yet when filtered appropriately can still have clear water. When built by a professional koi pond company these can hold fish and the fish waste will act as a nutrient for the plants or garden growing on the water.

Pondless Waterfalls 

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These can be run natural or sterile as they typically need little to no recurring maintenance. These are pond-less waterfalls, the water-to-basin size is built enough to never have a basin to collect water, and the water will recirculate endlessly through the rocks/ gravel till it reaches the top of the water fall and the process continues. Stay tuned for a video on how to build a pondless waterfall.


Koi Pond Plumbing & Filtration

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Koi Ponds are plumbed a little differently than that of a pool or spa. The filtration media is swapped out with gravel in replacement of sand. Ultra-violet lights help to sterilize any bacteria and clients usually gain better water clarity due to this. Pool heaters and salt water generators and not needed, yet we typically see the variable speed pool pumps incorporated into koi ponds and larger waterfalls requiring horsepower. On small koi ponds we see what we call a submersible pump with a filter mesh box, these are not as effective as retro-fitted pool filters, but do work well enough for some water features. For effective koi pond maintenance we always suggest retrofitting a pool filter to work with your pond plumbing.…

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orange county pool serviceProfessional Pool Service companies are hard to come by. As are the water bodies which are either created by natural environment or created by man. There are number of pools in the world which came into existence since early centuries. Pools include swimming pool, reflecting pool, sauna pool and many more. These pools are used either for refreshment or for the benefits of the people such as recreational activities, athletic competitions and many more.

Different types of pools

There are number of pools which are either created naturally or are manmade. These pools differ from lakes and ponds because the depths of the water in the swimming pools are lesser as compared to depth of the water in the ponds and lakes. Also now living organisms exists in these swimming pools.

There are various small pools too which can be easily accommodated in the house. These small pools are artificial pools for kids having fun in it. Various small pools are available on various online sites too. One can easily buy any of the pool according to their choice and budget.

Uses of pool

pool service and maintenance Swimming plays an important role in one’s life. These swimming can be done only in swimming pools or in natural pools. But swimming in natural pools can be sometime dangerous while swimming in swimming pools is never harmful as there are various lifeguards around the pool.

professional pool cleaning companyThe pools used in the hotel are used for the refreshment of their guests. Also these swimming pools add extra beauty to the lounge area. The swimming pools in the schools or in institutions are used for the benefits of students such as recreational extracurricular activities, competitions, water racing and many more. The swimming pools in the sauna and wellness center are used for the health purposes as hydrotherapy for the patients. The hot sauna bath helps to feel relaxed and they are used as the healing tool for the treatment of body pains and muscle pains. These hot sauna baths are also used for as relieving tool from stress and can also helps in losing weights.

Swim spas also help in fitness centers. These Jacuzzi bath help to rejuvenate your mind and body and making you refreshed.

Importance of pools

LS9_2789There are number of importance of pools in this world. Only the best swimming pool maintenance company should maintain these pools. These swimming pools are used to add beauty in hotel lounge. Also sometimes the pools are used as reflecting water surface at various memorial places such as Mughal Garden having reflecting pool at Taj Mahal, Agra, India. There are also pools which are created by waterfalls. These pools are essential for the creatures living in the shallow waters. The hard organisms also live in rocky pools such as starfish, and many other floras. There are various faunas too living and breeding their species in these pools.


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