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Dealing with pond scum in Headingley

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Algae has formed along the surface of a retention pond in Headingley's new  Deerpoint subdivision.

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Algae has formed along the surface of a retention pond in Headingley's new Deerpoint subdivision. Photo Store

Residents of Headingley's new Deerpoint subdivision may see a fountain through their windows.

RM of Headingley councillors are negotiating with the subdivision's developer to place and pay for aeration pumps in the area's three retention ponds. The pumps are needed to prevent algae growth on the ponds in hot weather.

The pumps could be connected to fountains to provide a pleasing view.

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