Pond Management

Annual Pond Clinic

Our annual pond clinic will be conducted at the Cincinnati Nature Center on Tuesday April 9th 2019 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Staff from OSU Extension, Clermont SWCD, CNC, and Jones Fish Hatchery will discuss many aspects of pond construction and management for new and experienced pond owners alike. Registration is required for this FREE event; please click here to register.

Technical Assistance

SWCD staff are available for site visitations of new pond construction feasibility and existing pond issues in Clermont County.  These services are free of charge by contacting the SWCD office and requesting an appointment. (513) 732-7075 Ext: 4

I have/want a pond, where do I start???

Pond Building Guide for Clermont County (Printable)

Ohio Pond Management Handbook (Ohio Division of Wildlife)

Types of visitation requests:
·        Site feasibility
·        Maintenance problems
·        Erosion
·        Sediment removal
·        Pond weed control
·        Technical advice
·        Soil pit analysis
·        Wildlife problems
·        General assessment and planning
·        Installation of dry hydrants
·        Water utilization (livestock watering systems,
irrigation, etc.)

CONTACT OUPS (Ohio Utilities Protection Service) before any ground disturbing work to locate utilities at 1-800-362-2764.