10,500 GPH Waterfall

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by kcook, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. kcook

    kcook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    This project was done on an edge of a hill that runs off into a 1/4 acer pond. The 1/4 acer pond serves as an overflow for a larger pond across the driveway. The water had to be pumped 60 feet to the top of the first fall and then gravity did the rest. The pictures are not quite up to date. SInce the pictures have been taken large boulders were added and native grasses. The next step is aquati plants. Let me know what you think!!






  2. Victor

    Victor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,430

    Great job!!! That looks awsome! :)

  3. DodgeTruckMan731

    DodgeTruckMan731 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 414

    that looks really good, great job.
  4. manfromearth

    manfromearth LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    I felt like water was going to come through my moniter and on to my lap while looking at picture number 4. Looks great. You have a nice touch with the rocking of your water courses; I can tell.
  5. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    that looks beautiful!! good job!! :weightlifter: :clapping: :drinkup:
  6. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    What is it doing.. just bubbling up out of nowhere? What would it look like if you built like say an old style looking well (with bucket) up at the top there and pumped the water back to the bottom, letting it bubble up and over one (lower) side of the well. Then flow down the rocking?:
  7. kcook

    kcook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    thanks for the replies. I checked out the waterfall today and the pumps were previously wired by the owner with some isues. The pumps now have been re-wired by a professional and there is deffinently more water flowing.

    Any suggestions on types of water plants for central indiana. I want the plants to also be beneficial to the larger pond the waterfall is going into.
  8. kcook

    kcook LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    anymore comments or suggestions. Thanks for the feedback so far.
  9. sicnj

    sicnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    where are the pumps sitting on the bottom of the pond?
  10. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    that looks awesome i hope to do one someday

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