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Old July 10th 03, 08:13 PM
John Rutz
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Default Building a spillway

zookeeper wrote:
Randy wrote:

We are wanting to build a small spillway from one pond into another.
We don't have a big drop, only about four inches, and it needs to be
about 3
or 4 feet long. Can anyone direct us to photos that show how to build a

I don't have anything specific to point you to, but you could try a
Google search for spillway, pond, connect, stream, etc. "Stream" or
"streambed" may be a more common description for spillway, and some
people even use river. Someone in the rec.pond group recently posted his
URL which shows construction of a "river" connecting two ponds. I'm sure
some other posters will jump in here with suggestions.
Kathy B, zookeeper

-- spillway may be a bad word to use as most of us that have filters
or settlemetn tanks from rubbermaid containers have spillways out of the
filter/container which are just a flat area or pipe to let the water out

stream or streambed would be a better search

John Rutz
Z5 New Mexico

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