Pond Management

Annual Pond Clinic

Our annual pond clinic will be conducted at the Clermont County Parks, Pattison Park Lodge located at 2228 US Highway 50, Batavia on Tuesday April 4th 2017 from 6 to 8:30 pm.  Clermont SWCD staff and Jones Fish Hatchery will discuss pond building and management, fish stocking, aeration,  weed and critter control, and a question and answer session. We require reservations for this FREE event starting in March by calling 513-732-7075 ext. 2. Light snacks will be provided.

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.

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.