Winslow Farm Ponds Resource Page

Current WFCA HOA Pond Committee Members:
Lynne Marsh (Moss Creek) Sandy Martin (Moss Creek Village), Beckie Owens (Moss Creek), Rhett Salisbury (Olde Mill).

Other WFCA Homeowners who served on the committee in 2018 or 2019:
Ted Boardman (Moss Creek), Linda Burton (Moss Creek Village), Hugh Layer (New Bent Tree),
Marcy Miller (New Bent Tree), Charles Steele (Laurelwood), Lynn Struve (Moss Creek), Gary Wiggins (Olde Mill).

Last updated: 9 August 2019


The Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions of Winslow Farm dated September 9, 1992, Section 8. COMMUNITY AREAS, Subsection 8.2 deals with Ponds and Pumping Equipment:

The ponds and pumping equipment located within Winslow Farm are Community Areas. The Community Association shall insure, maintain, repair and replace the ponds and pumping equipment to keep the waterscapes in a first-class condition. The Community Association will apply pesticides to the ponds if necessary to eradicate undesirable insects and weeds using commercially accepted treatments. All costs incurred by the Community Association in discharging its duties under this Section will be a Community Expense.

Winslow Farm Community Association Bylaws and CCRs Page
(includes Moss Creek HOA and Moss Creek Village HOA Bylaws and Covenants)

Moss Creek Documents at Hallmark Rentals & Management, Inc.

Moss Creek Village Documents at Hallmark Rentals & Management, Inc.

Boundary Survey of Moss Creek Common Areas encompassing Ponds 1-4 (10/31/2017)

Boundary Survey of Moss Creek Pond 5/Common Area (10/31/2007)

Boundary Survey of Moss Creek Village Ponds 6-7/Common Area (10/31/2007)


In late 2017, The Winslow Farm Community Association Board contracted with Davey Resource Group to produce a short-term and long-term management plan for the 7 ponds situated within Moss Creek and Moss Creek Village. The documents below pertain to that work.

2018 Pond Management Plan Documents

  • Request for Proposal, August 25, 2017
  • Eco Systems Proposal, September 20, 2017
  • Davey Resource Group Proposal, September 2017
  • Contract with Davey Resource Group, 11/29/17.
  • Pond System Management Plan Prepared by Davey Resource Group, September 2018. (Cost: $5,000)
  • Davey Answers to "Consolidated List of Questions/Suggested Changes to be Addressed in the Final Report," 9/11/2018.
  • Summary of Davey Pond System Management Plan (including Answers)

  • Other Pertinent Documents and Information

    DOCUMENTS FROM THE WFCA POND COMMITTEE

  • WFCA Wet Pond Standards (2019)
  • WFCA Pond Committee Recommendation for Cooperative Agreements (among WFCA, Moss Creek, and Moss Creek Village Home Owners Associations) (1/5/2019; signed by Jeff Landfair and Carole Damon at the 6/11/19 WFCA Board Meeting; approval of MC and MCV presidents and property manager pending)
  • Projects Aimed at Improving the Ponds (DRAFT)
  • Pictures from the February 7, 2019 Flood in Winslow Farm
  • Pond-Related Expenditures, 1/1/2008-9/11/2018: $273,529.81
  • Hydraulic Analysis of the Areas Occupied by Ponds 3 and 4 (2019 Engineering analysis showing the possibility of a dry creek bed in these areas; cost: $1,000)
  • Preliminary Jurisdictional Determination, US Army Corps of Engineers, May 8, 2019.
  • Document presented by Charles Steele at the 10/26/18 Pond Committee meeting (contains a design for erosion control of the banks)
  • OTHER DOCUMENTS FROM VARIOUS WINSLOW FARM POND COMMITTEES AND INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS

  • Slope Stabilization design by Kevin B. Potter, P.E. (12/18/2012)
  • Dry Creek Bed Concept Drawings (created by Charles Steele in 2008; cost: ??)
  • Document shared with the Pond Committee by Lynn Struve on 10/29/18
  • Background Material for Discussion of the Ponds in Winslow Farm by Gary Wiggins, January 7, 2019.
  • Plans for a Rain Garden at the North End of Pond 3, July 17, 2013. Includes a topographic survey of Pond 3. (original drawings in the Capital Realty office; cost: ~$6,000)
    1. Nature's Link 2017 Rain Garden Bid: $35,676.50 (assumes no additional soil mix hauled in or off site)

      Eco Logic's 2017 Raingarden bid: $88,571.00 ($62,250 for earthwork and $25,321 for landscaping).

  • First Pass Proposal for a Water-garden Sediment Trap at Pond #3 (2008) by Julian Livingston (forebay plan reproduced with permission)
      Page 1
      Page 2
      Page 3
  • 2008 Pond Management Guidelines (DRAFT)
  • Other Relevant Pond Documents, 2008-2010 (with thanks to Paul Studier)
      Depth Study Data for Ponds 1-7
      A Map Showing Depths of the Ponds
      Bynum Fanyo 2008 $10,440 bid re: "Options for complying with city code to keep pond depths at 36"
      2010 Pond Committee Report
  • MANUALS AND GUIDEBOOKS FROM OTHER AGENCIES

  • Stormwater Wet Pond and Wetland Management Guidebook (US Environmental Protection Agency, February 2009)
  • Rain Gardens: Stormwater Solutions Manual for Indiana University Bloomington. (with thanks to Lynn Struve for this document)

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