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Tips for Determining Pond Slope
After considering depth, you will need to address the steepness of the pond’s slope. Generally, the faster the drop off, the better the pond weed control and algae control will be. There is a trade-off, though. The steeper the bank, the more likely severe erosion could occur. We’ll tackle the erosion issue next and concentrate on the slope issue in this article.
Best Water Depth for Pond
Water depth is an important characteristic to consider when building a pond. Generally, the deeper the pond and the steeper the grade, the better.
Consider Soil Type When Digging A Pond
Soil types are very important to consider when digging a pond. There are three basic soil types; namely, sand, silt and clay. Soil can be made up of one of these or a mixture of all three.
Digging A Large Pond
Digging a pond is no small task and shouldn’t be left to just anyone with heavy equipment. There are many things to consider when constructing a large pond. These considerations can determine if a pond is in your future and how easily the pond will be to maintain for many years down the road...