The 3 Critical Elements
of a Pondless Waterfall...
1. The Structural Design:
The ratio between the total volume of
the collection basin and the square footage
of the waterfalls water path surface.
2. The Type of Equipment:
The type of pump and equipment used is
directly related to the operation costs and
ease of long term maintenance.
3. Construction Methods:
The type of materials used and the methods
employed to construct the feature, will determine
the structural integrity, durability and longevity.
ARTICLES BY: Expert Author, Douglas C. Hoover
How To Build A Pondless Waterfall
Pondless Waterfalls: No Filter Needed
Koi Pond or Pondless Waterfall: Where Do I Begin?
Pondless Waterfalls: Concrete vs. Pond Liner
Pondless Waterfalls: Why Pondless?
Pondless (convertible) Waterfalls-Both Ways
If these articles don't answer your questions:
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Al Veramontes Residence in Fallbrook, CA January 12, 1984
Pondless Waterfall professionally designed, engineered and
constructed by Douglas C. Hoover using concrete and steel.
Pondless (Convertible) Waterfall The water can be filled
to the top of the wall which than can serves as pond seat wall.
Rocks cover the galvanized grating that spans the catch basin.
Liner construction calls for filling the catch basin with small
gravel that posses a cleaning issue and reduces water volume.
Basin houses two anti-vortex bottom drains and uses an external
centrifugal high efficiency pump that is easy to access for service.
Also basin houses an electronic AquaFill auto water leveller.
Step By Step PROFESSIONAL CONSTRUCTION MANUAL (Concrete & rebar) Learn from the expert, 29 years experience and builder of over 2000 projects.