Update on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:40PM 
Q1: How much does it cost to operate the koi pond?

A: Cost to Operate Pond – $4,317/month or $12.02/rm/mo

  • Average water use as of May 6, 2013 is 3,814gal/day = $446/mo or $1.24/mo/rm
  • Labor 5 days/wk = $2,941/mo or $8.19/mo/rm
  • Electricity estimated at 76kwh/day = $798/mo or $2.22/mo/rm
  • Misc.-Fish food ($240), filter media ($500), UV bulbs ($250), cleaning equipment ($600) = $132/mo or $0.36/mo/rm

Answer posted: 5/17/13
Committee: Operations & Building