My my... looks as though we have a few trolls in this thread.
Clouds, S+F to you for attempting to do some research. So many of the armchair quarterbacks here at ATS never do anything more than read and respond
It's nice to see someone actually doing something.
I have another observation to add, as I, too, have seen this foamy white stuff recently and it really perplexed me at the time.
I live in Nashville, TN. My girlfriend lives in Brentwood, TN, (where we both went to high school years ago). Anyways, there is a stocked pond in a
nice neighborhood near her home where we often go fishing. We've been to this pond for years, and at all times of year.
Two days ago, we went to this pond as we usually do, but we both noticed an odd sheen on top of the water. It seemed odd, but small managed ponds can
look weird sometimes, so I was ready to write it off as a fluke.
Next, I noticed that the water fountain in the middle of the pond was creating white, foamy bubbles where the fountain water fell into the pond. The
foamy bubbles were gathering into bands, moving outward from the fountain, and they seemed to stay visible almost all the way to the banks on either
side of the end of the pond where the fountain is located.
I immediately thought about something being carried up here from the Gulf, but of course, I had no way to be sure. It could very well be some weird
pond management project.... but I've never seen this pond look that way. It did rain a few days ago... quite a bit actually... and this stuff seems
to have shown up after that. Would love to sample it and see whats in the water. I didn't take pics at the time, but I will try to swing back by
there in the next few days and take some pics if the foam is still there.
Edit to clarify: I know that fountains can create foam/bubbles. But this pond never does - I go there all the time - and the stuff I saw really did
look like some kids backed a truck load of laundry detergent in there.
Also, these images are clearly for reference only. They do not show the foam.
[edit on 5-7-2010 by DamaSan]