Just moved into a new house with a rather large pond. It is (roughly) 6' x
30' long. The water level is lowish and is getting lower, probably more than
just evaporation (which I guess would be a rasonable amount with that much
It has a lining but I guess that it must be broken in some place. How would
I go about finding the leak, short of looking over every square inch, I
can't imagine how to do it.
At 30 feet by 6 feet you don't look for leaks in the liner, you just buy
another liner and put it in. It'll be autumn soon and the rainy weather
will fill it up for you again, so do the work now and wait a little while
for the weather to change. :-))
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On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 16:59:06 GMT, Mike Hibbert wrote:
I have two intelinked ponds and a waterfall feature. The WF is about 8 to
10 feet in overall length, one pond is about 15ft x 3 to 4ft, and the main
pond is about 15ft in diameter. I reckon the main pond, which is the lowest
point of the system, loses upto a couple of inches a week, but very much
depending on the amount of sun and more especially wind direction. I'm
pretty sure there aren't any leaks in it, so you may just be losing water
You wouldn't be in Milton Keynes by any chance? <g>
A new spring has started in my garden in the last few weeks, and finding the
source is proving difficult. (... and it's not from my metered mains supply.)
Milton Keynes, UK
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