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Looking to add a Water Feature to your space?

Add beauty to your landscape with the tranquil sounds of water features. Waterfalls, Ponds, Fountains & more!

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"A Picture is worth a 1,000 words" Click through our Inspiration section detailing our most popular types of water feature options.

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Koi pond with patio and dining set

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Pond Planner

A Great Resource for the professional and novice Pond Enthusiast. Choose the pond that is right for you.

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Browse through our list of Registered Water Feature Installers to find one in your area.

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Popular Types of Water Features

Beautiful Pond /  Water Garden Large Pond-Less Waterfall Retaining wall waterfall with fire and patio set at night. Formal Falls.
Ponds / Water Gardens
Pond-Less Waterfalls
Retaining Wall Waterfalls
Bubbling Rock Fountain
Column Fountains
Ceramic Vase Fountain on patio
Bubbling Rock Fountain
Column Fountain
Vase Fountain
Bubbling Rock Fountain Column Fountains Ceramic Vase Fountain on patio
Copper Tree Fountains
Garden Fountains
Basalt Columns

Helpful Water Feature Calculations

Electricity

Electricity Costs

Liner Size

Pump Size

Surface Area

Tubing &
Valve Size

Water Volume

POWER = WATTS

Current (Amps) x Voltage (120v or 230v)

FORMULA: WATTS = CURRENT X VOLTAGE

CURRENT = AMPS

Power (Watts) / Voltage (120v or 230v)

FORMULA: AMPS = POWER / VOLTAGE

Electrical Costs

Amps x Voltage / 1000 x KWH Cost x 24hrs x 30days

Liner Size

FORMULA: (depth x 2) + (LENGTH OR WIDTH) + 3

Pump Size

Pond Volume (Gallons)

FORMULA: VOLUME x 2 = GPH

Surface Area For Square or Rectangle Pond

FORMULA: LENGTH x WIDTH = Sq. Ft.

Surface Area For Circular Pond

FORMULA: TOP DIAMETER x BOTTOM DIAMETER x TOTAL DEPTH x 5.9 = Sq. Ft.

Surface Area For an Oval Pond

FORMULA: (oval length x .5) x (oval width x .5) x 3.14 = Sq. Ft.

Pump Size

500 - 1000 GPH

1000-1500 GPH

1500-2000 GPH

2000-6000 GPH

6000-10,000 GPH

10,000-20,000 GPH

Tubing & Valve Size

1.25”

1.25-1.5”

1.5-2”

2”

3”

3-4”

Gallons For Square or Rectangle Pond

FORMULA: LENGTH x width x avg depth x 7.48 = GALLONS

Gallons For Circular Pond

FORMULA: DIAMETER x DIAMETER x AVG. DEPTH x 5.9 = GALLONS

Gallons For an Oval Pond

FORMULA: LENGTH x WIDTH X DEPTH x 6.7 = GALLONS

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