Unlevel pond


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Will still need to raise left side a little as it poured here last night and run off got into pond a little. Is it possible to still raise by putting a block or two under the liner on edge?
I stopped run in with just a small dirt berm, a few places just a inch or so high. My main run off was down our slope right into the pond.
 
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You can definitely see the right side (in the photo) is sloping to the pond. I would correct that if I were you.

And take this for what it's worth, but I am not a fan of unstable pond edges. I was told by an experienced pond builder that you need to be able to step on every rock on the perimeter without it wobbling or risking falling in. I feel like you have a few areas that look unstable. There's really no reason for the edge to be higher than one course around. Again - just an opinion from afar!
 
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Looks like this heavy rain pulled a lot of my flagstone almost into pond and water may have gotten behind liner. Do I drain pond- completely relevel and start over?? Please help
 
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If you're up for the job, I would say yes. You need to re-do your edge treatment if water can get behind the liner. While you're add it, I would consider adding shelves to your design. It will make edging so much easier and more natural looking.
 

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It will be a bunch of work, but in the end you will be happy you did it. Add the small shelf for the rocks to hide the liner.
 
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I had the same problem only much worse since the yard was sloped. I dug a shelf and put rocks on the shelf and when filled with water it actually looked better than the rest of the pond.
 

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