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Tricks Of The Trade: Pond Marshes

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Published on August 28, 2012 with No Comments

By B. Kevin Folsom, CEP
Published in the August 2012 issue of Today’s Facility Manager

Q Do you have any guidelines or information regarding pond or marsh landscaping? I am in the process of working on a project that involves a constructed wetland for effluents and could use some advice.

Jeffrey Altine
Facility Manager
Alpharetta, GA

A I have found the folks at Harrietta Hills to be helpful in this area and have personally used their impressive products. Here’s a description of the company’s services from its website:

Harrietta Hills Trout Farm is a family owned and operated aquaculture facility registered with the Michigan Department of Agriculture. Our years of professional experience in aquatics means that we know what works and how it works. We are able to answer your questions and help you with your difficult water management issues. From aeration equipment to fish feed to aquatic weed control, we carry everything you need to manage your pond or lake.

And as they say on the website, they are willing to share advice. 

All questions have been submitted via the “Ask The Expert” portion of the magazine’s web site. To pose a question, visit this link.

About Tricks Of The Trade Columnist

Tricks Of The Trade Columnist

Folsom is director of campus operations at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, TX. Previously, he was director of facilities & plant operations, and energy procurement & efficiency at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, TX, where he worked for 25 years. He is the recipient of numerous awards from the associations of Higher Education Facility Officers and Energy Engineers for facility and energy management practices, industry leadership and involvement, and writing. He has also provided facilities assessment consulting to several organizations through All questions have been submitted via the “Ask The Expert” portion of the magazine’s web site. To pose a question, visit this link.

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