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Old 12-15-2012, 12:05 AM
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has anybody ever used this product? http://www.pondsealer.net/
i was wondering if it could be used in pondless fountains
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Bentonite has been used for years as a sealant in farm ponds, fishery ponds and other larger earth-bottom bodies of water. It DOES NOT completely waterproof, but rather reduces seepage to a very minute level. To be effective, it must be applied correctly, which involves tilling and compacting. The additional costs in labor and machinery use would far exceed the cost of liner in a pondless project.
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anybody ever tried using it for leaks in waterfalls or fountains?
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anybody ever tried using it for leaks in waterfalls or fountains?
Beings that waterfalls and fountains are usually constructed using either liner or concrete, the answer is no. Bentonite only works with soil and then as a water resistant binding agent.
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sealing ponds with clay

Here are some of our notes on sealing ponds with clay vs plastic and rubber There are many pros and cons and part of the problem with plastic or rubber liners is they seal too tightly.
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