Koi Pond Renovation

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    Initial Prep
    Back-flushing the pump system in preparation for draining the water.
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    Draining Pond
    Draining while keeping mud suspended so that it can be removed with the water.
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    New Materials
    Stone and sand for rebuilding the pond base.
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    Rebuilt
    Different levels set by larger boulders.
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    Rebuild Sandbars
    A cedar viewing dock is built, while sandbar underlayment added to stop weed growth.
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    Sand Bar
    Sand is placed on the topside sand bar.
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    Water levels
    Water levels are maintained by overflow plumbing.
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    Cedar Dock
    Large boulders obstructing stairway path and have to be removed.
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    Cedar Dock
    Stairway stringers set in place, ready for treads.
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    Finished Dock
    Posts are set and handrail (ship rope) added for safety and appearance.
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    Waterfall
    New 10,000 gallon per hour pump added for waterfall.
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    Plants
    Floating water lettuce and other plants added.
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    Plants
    Water Lillies added, as well as test gold fish.
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    Koi Fish
    After gold fish test, Koi fish are added.
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    Final Look
    Sitting bench on upper sand bar to enjoy the sound of the waterfall and the appearance of the pond.