Kotie Swart: Forde pond
Bottle number: 64
About the water
Collected at: Pond at Forde, near Loma Rudduck Street, Forde, ACT
Collected by: Kotie Swart
Private person – saw 'Request to participate' and responded.
Possible fertilisers and pollution to building taking place in area.
ACT Waterwatch says:
This person has all the right concerns for this site. Planting native trees and encouraging native aquatic plants will help slow water moving off the housing development into the pond, and use the nutrients that might flow into it.
About the site
New development with new pond, new houses – worry about pollution by builders.
What's going on:
New grass, shrubs were planted around newly established pond.
New houses build in surrounding area.
Private person – own house across pond.