We fell in love with a home on 14 acres which has a spring fed stocked pond. There appears to be a small drain pipe which leads it off the property-per the realtor's info. It appears the spring is from a smal creek further up the property but the weeds were not cut so I was not able to see much of the 2 foot wide flow. A neighbor told me to watch out for leeches and turtles with spring fed ponds. Said leeches/turtles are a problem in them. Is this true? What are any pros/cons with having a spring fed pond? What care would be needed to make it so the kids can swim in it? What about having some water fowl live by it? Will it help keep the debri down? I was thinking a few hand raised geese. I would appreciate any info since I have tried a quick search on the net and can not seem to find very much info- so I turned to you guys for some wisdom. Thank you.