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Pond Building: A Guide to Planning, Constructing, and Maintaining Recreational Ponds
Chris Hyde, Perry L. Oakes
Free to View, Download, or Print
Pages / Length: 16
Publication Date: 08/10/1998

A properly located, well-constructed pond can be a beautiful addition to a landscape. Ponds provide owners with excellent recreational activities such as fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing as well as potential water sources for livestock watering, irrigation, and fire fighting.