Clean yellow waterfall or replace?


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Hello,

I've inherited a pond with a very yellow old waterfall that was once grey. I'm trying to understand whether pressure washing will get rid of the yellow or whether it's likely to be permanent due to sun damage or something else and therefore I need to replace it. Thank you!

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Do you know what the waterfall is made of? It almost looks like some type of a preformed structure. Have you tried to scrape off a little of the yellow stuff to see if it comes off easily? It looks like a mineral deposit of some kind. Are there fish in the pond?
 

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Preformed or home made. I would see if you can figure it out and maybe even stain/paint it
 

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Agree with the others, go in with some vinegar and scrubby pads and see if it will clean up. If not, I would look into painting and refinishing, it is still functional so I would do my best to keep it.
 
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Agree with the above, if it isn't leaking, keep it (I like it, even if it's yellow). If you don't like the yellow look, perhaps disguise by somehow getting moss to grow on it? I'd say plant a vining plant next to it, but would be concerned the plant might be so exuberent it started to block water flow.
 
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