Newbie New Pond Construction


Ad

Advertisements

Joined
Oct 5, 2020
Messages
52
Reaction score
53
Location
Massachusetts
Hardiness Zone
5B
Country
United States
Here's the final video summary for this project:

The description includes a cost summary and timeline for anyone that's curious. I'll reprint it here too:

Cost Breakdown:
  • $419 20x25 Firestone 45mil liner
  • $332 Pea gravel and hard pack fill
  • $212 Laguna maxflo pump
  • $132 Pondless waterfall pump vault
  • $125 20x25 geotextile underlayment
  • $80 22' of flexpvc
  • $30 check valve
  • $30 plants
Total cost: $1360

Timeline:
  • Sept 7 Stump removed and 3ft deep hole dug
  • Sept 9 Initial idea and design completely thrown out
  • Sept 23 New design finalized, bog filter dug
  • Oct 3 Intake bay dug and underlayment, liner, pump vault, and pump installed. Intake bay rocked in
  • Oct 7 Test fill of the pond
  • Oct 10 Bog filled with gravel
  • Oct 12 Half rocked in the pond
  • Oct 20 Added bog plants
  • Oct 29 Water totally clear
  • Nov 11 Rocking in complete and land graded
A million thanks to everyone on the forum for all their advice and help.
 
Ad

Advertisements

TheFishGuy

( Insert something funny )
Joined
Jul 9, 2020
Messages
655
Reaction score
333
Location
Colorado
Showcase(s):
1
Hardiness Zone
4b or 5a
Country
United States

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

Top