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Re: leaking pond- help needed


Hi Judy

Actually I'm trying to shed those pesty expounds but here is why I use wet newspaper. I used it to line the hole we dug so that the liner didn't touch rock and dirt when we lined the hole. It's like an insulating layer between the plastic and the earth.

David
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- From: "Judy Browning" <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 9:49 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] leaking pond- help needed


wet newspaper? please expound.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Franzman" <dfranzma@pacbell.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 10:10 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] leaking pond- help needed


Hi Theresa

Check the pumps first is my advice. I had a persistent leak and it turned
out to be the pumps were loaded with algae causing my bio box to overflow.
Did your mother line the hole with wet newspaper before putting the
plastic
liner in?

David
http://www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Theresa -yhoo" <tchessie@yahoo.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 1:30 PM
Subject: [CHAT] leaking pond- help needed


> Hi all-
>
> My mom has a small  pond made with one of the
> preformed stiff plastic shapes placed into a hole dug
> out of the ground.  Apparently it has a leak
> somewhere, as the water keeps disappearing.  presuming
> I can find the leak, is there something I can use to
> repair the hole or crack (whatever it might be)?
>
> Thanks for any advise-
>
> Theresa
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