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putting sand on beach

Discussion in 'Water Features' started by flykelley, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. flykelley

    flykelley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    Hi Guys
    This is a new one for me, I have a customer who lives on a lake. She wants me to bring in sand and dumo on her beach and spread it 20 feet into the lake. First question I have is how would I move it from the beach into the lake, is there a method so you have don't have to hand shovel it into the water? Any tricks or advice would be great.

    Regards Mike
  2. Dirt Digger2

    Dirt Digger2 LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,396

    15ton trackhoe should do the trick...but i would check with the local government/permit office...they may have a problem with you running equipment out into the lake with all these tree-huggers now-a-days
  3. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,465

    Better check with zoning, you may not even be able to to it.
  4. bishoplandscape

    bishoplandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 169

    The only sand you can put in Michigan lake is mason sand. I usually put it on the ice in the winter and it falls in as the ice melts works really well. so you'll have to use an excavator know. I see your in my area you if you need anything PM me and ill give you my number:waving: :waving:
  5. flykelley

    flykelley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 186

    Thanks Bishop
    Send me a PM with price's for 10 yrd of mason sand delivered to that lake just west of US23.

    Thanks Mike
  6. bishoplandscape

    bishoplandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 169

    Message sent if you don't already know you can check it at the top right of the page under your name!

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