I have just filled a paddling pool with water for my 7 khaki campbell ducks who seem to be scared of it. It is an inflatable pool so all that huffing and puffing is to no avail at the moment and I bet I miss the moment when they decide to dive in!
Ducks love water. They like to dabble in it, swim in it, dunk their heads in it and generally splash about in it as well as drink it. So all in all water is a marvellous thing for ducks and it is a great idea to provide ducks with a pool or pond of water so that they can carry out their instinctive behaviour.
I will post some photos when the ducks are brave enough to have a paddle in the paddling pool.