Stormwater Pond Management: Pond Sediment Excavation Best Practices
This video introduces best management practices in excavating pond sediment to protect the water quality in stormwater pond as well as the streams, lakes and rivers that are connected in the watershed.
Full video: Introduction to Pond Sediment Excavation Best Practices
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Introduction to Pond Sediment Excavation Best Practices
Introduces best management practices to collecting sediment samples and testing those samples before excavating a pond. Following these practices will help to protect the water quality in the pond and the overall watershed. (video 2:23)ShowHide the video
Mapping the Pond to Prepare for Sediment Excavation
Highlights the process of mapping a pond to get the best results in testing the sediment. (video 11:54)ShowHide the video
Testing Pond Sediment with a Boat
Illustrates the steps to take in gathering Stormwater pond sediment samples with the use of a boat. (video 9:21)ShowHide the video
Testing Pond Sediment without a Boat
Demonstrates the steps to take in collecting Stormwater pond sediment samples while standing in shallow water. (video 9:57)ShowHide the video
Testing the Collected Sediment
Outlines best practices for Stormwater pond maintenance professionals to follow in testing the collected sediment before taking the next steps to excavating the pond. (video 10:44)ShowHide the video