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How to Build a Pond / Man-Made Lake

By |2019-10-21T18:22:24-04:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to Build a Pond / Man-Made Lake We got a lot done today. I really blew this out. You can see that this is the dirt dam because of the water that filled up. We'll come back tomorrow and this is going to have a lot of water in it. Is this the way [...]

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Why We Work Around the Clock When Excavating Large Pond Digs

By |2019-10-05T10:15:34-04:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , , |

Why We Work Around the Clock When Excavating Large Pond Digs Not last night, but the night before we had an all-night rain and we still pushed a lot of dirt because you got to keep the piles knocked down. You know, if the excavator gets too far out in front of the dozer, man, it [...]

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How to Dig a Pond – Part 4

By |2019-10-05T09:32:05-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , , |

 How to Dig a Pond - Part 4 We now have enough ground opened up. We have more ground opened up right now. This is larger than most ponds for sure. That's just this addition itself, let alone the three acres that we're going to be connecting this to when we go through that dam [...]

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How to Dig a Pond – Part 3

By |2019-10-05T08:39:38-04:00October 5th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , , |

 How to Dig a Pond - Part 3 All right. I'm on the other side of the corner pond. So, you can see how I cut the bank down with the D7 last night so that Francisco can get down in the pond, continue to expand the pond, make it deeper. And what is a [...]

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How to Dig a Pond DIY – Part 2

By |2019-10-03T22:33:39-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: French Drain|Tags: , , |

 How to Dig a Pond DIY - Part 2 Keep in mind when building a pond that the two pieces of equipment that you are going to need and they're going to be running the whole time. You want a pretty big backhoe. This one had 32 feet of reach. I'm not positive on, I [...]

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DIY How to Dig a Pond Part 1

By |2019-09-26T05:56:20-04:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Michigan French Drain|Tags: , , |

 DIY How to Dig a Pond You never want to dig a pond during the rainy season. You're going to move only a third of the dirt for three times the cost. This is the most efficient way to dig a pond. You want it to be an August dig. You want to make sure [...]

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