Los Olivos Honey Bees
 
Los Olivos Honey Bees
 

Bee Waterer 

We use a 300 gallon stock tank as bee watering pond.
It's about 2 feet tall by 5 & 1/2 feet in diameter.
Rubbermaid 4247 300 U.S. gallon Capacity Livestock Water Tank

bee pond 2016

Video - Bees at pond in 106° weather.

A year or so later...

bee pond 2018

2020...

bee pond 2020

Drinking Rafts 

bees on wine corks, drinking water (McKinney winery)   bees on wine corks, drinking water (McKinney winery)  

We've stocked the pond with:

bee pond

Watering Pond 
  
Water Hawthorn Aponogeton distachyos  en.wikipedia.org
Parrot Feather Myriophyllum aquaticum  en.wikipedia.org

           
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