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Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson A greenish-brown layer of algae covers most of the pond at Noonan Park in Alexandria. A project is in the works to safely get rid of the pesky plants.

You asked: What's wrong with Noonan Park pond?

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Editor's note: The following is part of an Echo Press feature, "You Asked." Readers are invited to send the newspaper a simple question and we'll try to get to the bottom of it.


You Asked: What's wrong with the pond at Noonan Park in Alexandria? It looks horrible this year.

The pond is a green and brown mess, covered with a thick scum of algae.

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