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10 Things You Must Know About Ponds

Anyone planning to put a pond in a backyard should follow these tips.

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Photo 10 of 10Curb the chance of an overflow.

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Curb the chance of an overflow. You need to build a curb around the pond so that rain water won't cause it to overflow; otherwise, if you get heavy rains, the fish might end up on the lawn. Use a berm that's at least 2 inches taller than the pond to force the water around.