The couple feels slightly at ease knowing that the hardest part of winter pond maintenance is cleaning the pond and filters. They aren’t sure if they should leave their pond running or shut it down.
Mostly, it’s up to how much work you want to do if you’re deciding between shutting your pond down for winter or not. If you keep it running you’ll want to keep an eye on it to make sure ice dams don’t form and send water shooting into your yard. If it does you’ll have a swamp for a yard when the snow melts.
The couple decides to leave their pond running because the article says they can get some beautiful ice formations from the water.
But Will wants to know the reason behind some of these steps.