Water Circulators May Rid Cape Cod Pond of Algae

March 21, the first Solar Bee enters the pond from Town Landing. Photo courtesy Friends of Santuit Pond.

CapeCodOnline: It must be spring: The ‘Bees are buzzing around Santuit Pond [in Mashpee, Massachusetts] this week.

On Wednesday, Department of Public Works employees and company representatives gathered at the pond to install 6 much-anticipated SolarBee solar water circulators meant to improve the algae-plagued pond’s water quality.

“Hopefully we’ll be able to see fairly quickly some visual evidence that they’re functioning and helping,” DPW Director Catherine Laurent said.

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