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Offline onesojourner

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Rebuilding a Pond and Fixing a swale.
« on: April 06, 2016, 04:44:09 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4gEkt-t7WQ

Hopefully I don't have to do this again...

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Re: Rebuilding a Pond and Fixing a swale.
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2016, 06:39:38 AM »
As your pond is small,a PVC pond liner might be within your budget .
For a bladder pool near the house will do good for swim or water for garden storage..

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Re: Rebuilding a Pond and Fixing a swale.
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2016, 02:50:34 PM »
Maybe a dumb question, but why does having the pond sides too steep not let it hold water?

Good vid

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Re: Rebuilding a Pond and Fixing a swale.
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2016, 06:09:10 PM »
Maybe a dumb question, but why does having the pond sides too steep not let it hold water?

Good vid

Probably trapped the doser

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Re: Rebuilding a Pond and Fixing a swale.
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2016, 07:43:21 PM »
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why does having the pond sides too steep not let it hold water?

It's difficult to get enough compaction on a vertical edge. Straight drops require a liner, or working with soils which already will not let water permeate (usually deep sub-soils).