Bees live in honeycombs and LOVE pool water in Greater Phoenix AZ. Beeswax, which honeycomb is made of, must to stay at a cooler temperature. In HOT weather, bees COOL their colony & honeycomb with pool water!
Bees work at collecting WATER and spread it throughout their colony. Then the bees actually FAN the air causing evaporation which COOLS the colony. Bees will collect this WATER from any source they can… For example your SWIMMING POOL, bird bath, dripping faucet, or sprinklers. [Read more…]