Making a raised pond but looking for feed back!

Joined
May 5, 2023
Messages
19
Reaction score
2
Country
United States
I have a crappy paint blue print for you all and my idea.
so id like to make a 12' by 6' pond 6' deep at the lowest end.
I would like to do one 3'' bottom drain to a plywood water proof sump 8' by 30'' 2' tall
then run it back to the pond. I have been considering a retro bottom drain over the bottom drain/
I feel better cutting a hole for the bulk head on wood would fit me better.( Yes I get they dont work as well as a bottom drain but aare they really that bad?)
If I did a bottom drain yes I would cement it in but it would be on dirt. (over time I feel the cemented drain would want to go down as well slowly pulling the liner down with it)??
I am digging the hole then putting 2'' by 6''s boards above ground up on ground lvl anchored down,Also screwed in at all corners and every 4' i plan to anchor down 4'' by4''s to screw into.
Please let me know ur thoughts!
 

Attachments

  • the pond.png
    the pond.png
    9.7 KB · Views: 6
  • The pond Retro.png
    The pond Retro.png
    10.6 KB · Views: 4

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments. After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.

Ask a Question

Members online

Forum statistics

Threads
30,867
Messages
509,567
Members
13,096
Latest member
bikmann

Latest Threads

Top