16 04, 2020

Autumn Leaves May be Adding Unwanted Nutrients to your Pond


This is one of several research articles that we have studied to learn how deciduous leaves contribute to increased levels of nitrogen and phosphorous in pond water. The author of this article is John R. Dorney and was published in Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 28 (1986)

Autumn Leaves May be Adding Unwanted Nutrients to your Pond2021-02-19T12:52:39-05:00
6 03, 2020

Country Pond Filter trimming the liner


As mentioned on the previous blog it is important to have the basin full of water and the system flowing before you start trimming the liner just in case an adjustment is needed or you have soft soil (sand)beneath the filter.  When trimming the raceway liner it is best to [...]

Country Pond Filter trimming the liner2020-07-13T12:48:16-04:00
6 03, 2020

Country Pond Filter liner installation


After the basin frame is constructed and leveled, position the two pieces of 30mil liner. The larger piece is for the basin and the other piece is for the return raceway.  It is helpful to dig a shallow channel from the basin frame to the pond edge before placing the [...]

Country Pond Filter liner installation2020-07-13T12:50:02-04:00
6 03, 2020

Country Pond Filter frame material


If you have a flat level location next to your pond for placing a Country Pond Filter you may avoid the need to excavate with equipment. We have tested a variety of common building materials that can be used to build a basin frame.  treated wood 4" x 4"  or [...]

Country Pond Filter frame material2021-02-08T09:35:27-05:00

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