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More waterfalls

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by ANC Stone Creations, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. ANC Stone Creations

    ANC Stone Creations LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    Here are some more waterfalls.

    large waterfall redmond.jpg

    large natural looking waterfall Redmond estate.jpg
  2. XStream Aquatics

    XStream Aquatics LawnSite Member
    Messages: 239

    it's always NICE to have a natural hill side to create in. Very nice!!
  3. coopers

    coopers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,223

    I love that waterfall picture to the right! WOW!
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    wow! tht second pic is amazing!
  5. ANC Stone Creations

    ANC Stone Creations LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    The nice steep hillsides allways help to achieve a more natural looking feature.

    It took 2 John Deere 200 clc excavator to place most of the rocks in the second picture.
    It is a little over 20' tall and a little over 16' wide, it took about 250 tons (18truckloads) of stone to complete. All of the rocks are larger than they appear.
    All of the stone for the water feature was brought in from a Montana Quarry.
    It is running about 42,000 gph.

    The first one is local stone, it only took about 25 tons to complete.
    It is apr. 6' tall and 8' wide at the bottom, it's running about 16,000 gph.
    This was constructed with a mini excavator.
  6. ilc79

    ilc79 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 177

    what kind of stone is that similar to, tennessee fieldstone large and med mix, it looks good and more natural, but most people here in georgia use river rounds large and med mix and pour small river rock in between and in the bottom.
  7. Twitchy

    Twitchy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    That waterfall in the 2nd pic is sweeeet, love the height and the different water crash spots
  8. Venturewest

    Venturewest LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 516

    ANC... man I must have missed this thread when you posted. That is incredible! I would love to see some construction shots if you have any. I am sure the slope presented some serious challenges in addition to the opportunity for such a natural appearing feature. Post more!

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