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ponddigger
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:54 pm    Post subject: pond construction Reply with quote

hi all.this is a pond we built about 4 weeks ago in the usa.the first 2 photos were taken by the owners.they dug out the pond .then we came in,to finish the pond Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy


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the owners dug out the pond
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the plan for the pond that the owners gave us
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:54 pm    Post subject: pond construction Reply with quote

hi all'some photos of what we done to build the pond Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy


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made the pond bigger,added some shelf,installed under lay and rubber liner
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installed skimmer and started the rock work
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rocks and gravel installed
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started the waterfall cons
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:23 pm    Post subject: pond cons Reply with quote

hi here are the rest of the photos of this pond construction Very Happy ponddigger Very Happy


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water fall'still have to hide the bio falls and cut liner
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:26 pm    Post subject: pond cons Reply with quote

hi all'photo of pond. before and after


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keep building those ponds your getting the hang of it Ha Ha
Excellent piece of work nice flow of water how big is the pump and how much water in the resovior (Tank) I assume its not fed by a river or spring.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 4:34 pm    Post subject: pond cons Reply with quote

hi greengage.the water tank you are talking about is called a skimmer.the pump fits in to the skimmer box.the pump used on this job pumps about 4000 gl per hour.see photos


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2012 10:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice job, ponddigger, nice bit of stonework too. Smile
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