Capturing the TOTAL Pond Renovation Construction Project Step by Step. Located in Mounds, Oklahoma.
Hey there, fellow outdoor enthusiasts! 👋
Got an acreage pond or lake that won’t hold water? Maybe your water level doesn’t reach or stay full for long? Perhaps your pond is shallow, murky, and has massive muck and overgrowth now, too?
We understand firsthand the profound influence a pond or lake can exert on your property and, by extension, your overall sense of tranquility. The distinction between a lackluster or passable pond and one that is truly outstanding and functional can be monumental in shaping your relationship with the aquatic feature gracing your land.
We’ve got an incredible story to share with you— We completed a project that had these identical issues we mentioned above that you might just relate to… One that could have you saying, “Hey, me too!” or, “Wow, I didn’t know that.” 🤔🧐
Join us on a mesmerizing journey as we breathe new life into a neglected, leaky pond nestled in the heart of Oklahoma near Tulsa. – Witness the incredible transformation of this now serene oasis in Mounds, Oklahoma, plagued by overgrowth, silt and muck buildup, seepage, unsuccessful water retention, an overall incorrectly built foundation and design, and more that had ultimately led to this pond’s premature failure. ➡️
Through our YouTube video + more below – Discover how our founder, Ryan, diagnoses and orchestrates a comprehensive pond revival with our team 🌊✨ Experience the magic of innovation and dedication as we bring this pond back from the brink, preserving its original depth while expanding its horizons. 🚀
We documented this unique pond renovation project from start to finish and would like to share it with YOU! —
The Customers’ Backstory
Delving into the backstory of our customer, Michael. He has been the proud owner of this Mounds property for several years, establishing a deep connection with the land he calls home. The pond, a longstanding fixture on the property, is conveniently visible from his house. Simply, it’s a sweet main focal point for his property.
Originally intended as a tranquil retreat and occasional water source for his small herd of free-ranging cows, the pond gradually became a source of concern. What began as minor issues, such as incomplete water retention and occasional seepage, gradually snowballed over time. The encroachment of unchecked vegetation and organic matter around the pond gave way to an even more daunting challenge: the infiltration of these elements into the pond itself. Compounded by the accumulation of muck and silt over the years, the pond’s condition deteriorated significantly. It evolved into a murky, shallow, and increasingly unmanageable body of water, reaching a point where its problems could no longer be overlooked.
Michael’s foremost concern was the noticeable water level problem, which drew his immediate attention. While he acknowledged the accumulation of various other issues over time, including rampant overgrowth in both vegetation and muck, he prioritized addressing the water level problem as the critical first step in tackling the pond’s challenges.
Vision for this Pond Renovation + Planning & Designing.
The objective was clear: Michael was determined to secure the services of a pond and lake specialist with a laser focus on addressing his unique set of challenges. His criteria were stringent, seeking an expert who not only possessed in-depth diagnostic capabilities, but also held a strong reputation and track record in this specialized field. He was set on avoiding generic dirt work companies or those offering a broad spectrum of services. Instead, he sought the absolute “best” in the realm of acreage ponds and lakes. After thorough research, he identified our team as a perfect match for his priorities and values, entrusting us with the task of diagnosing, restoring, and enhancing his cherished pond.
Ryan traveled from Kansas City ➡️ Mounds, Oklahoma, to complete a comprehensive property assessment. His first step involved a productive in-person meeting with Michael, during which they further explored the array of possibilities on-site, ensuring they aligned harmoniously with Michael’s budget, values, and objectives.
Our investigative process left no stone unturned, encompassing a range of meticulous inspections. This encompassed a detailed topographical survey of the land using drone technology, thorough soil sampling and analysis, a meticulous drainage inspection, and an overall general on-site assessment. Moreover, historical research into the region, including rainfall patterns, was conducted to gather vital insights.
By synthesizing this wealth of information and insights from our investigation, Ryan diagnosed the pond’s water retention and seepage issues, laying the foundation for a tailored and effective solution. 📐🌿💦
Discoveries & Diagnosis.
Throughout our investigations, we unearthed some crucial insights. The primary issue stemmed from a significant leakage problem originating from the dam. Furthermore, the dense vegetation and trees surrounding the pond had been voraciously absorbing excessive water, exacerbating the water level issues. Evidently, the pond’s original design had several critical flaws that needed addressing.
Our proposed solutions were comprehensive and tailored to rectify these issues. We recommended completely removing all surrounding trees and vegetation, followed by a thorough muck-out process to eliminate muck and silt down to the pond’s original depth. To fortify the pond’s structural integrity and resolve water retention and seepage concerns, we suggested re-lining it with a substantial clay layer, expertly compacted. In addition, we recommended the installation of drainage swales on specified sides of the pond to redirect water that had previously bypassed it, effectively channeling it into the pond.
As we fine-tuned these proposals, we also explored the possibility of minorly expanding the pond, ensuring that all modifications aligned perfectly with Michael’s foremost priority of addressing the water level issues. The end result exceeded expectations, not only resolving Michael’s primary concerns but also transforming the pond and its surroundings into a rejuvenated, easily manageable focal point on his property. 🌿🌊🏞️
Excavation and Construction Process – Doing the Work.
Using the proper, efficient heavy equipment for this unique project, we meticulously documented each phase of our pond renovation project on-site. You can witness the remarkable transformation in our YouTube video above. The documentary features captivating before-and-after shots, on-site construction footage, and mesmerizing time-lapse sequences, providing an account of the journey from the initial murkiness to the triumphant rebirth of a structurally sound pond. Our dedicated team’s unwavering expertise shines through as they execute each renovation step. 👀 🌳 🛠️🌊
📽️🌟 We’ve documented nearly every aspect of this extraordinary project, capturing exclusive on-site footage showcasing Fixing an Old, Leaky, Overgrown Pond: Complete Renovation in Oklahoma.
So, embrace your curiosity, and get ready to embark on this exhilarating journey. Join us on a mesmerizing journey as we breathe new life into a neglected, leaky pond nestled in the heart of Oklahoma near Tulsa. – Witness the incredible transformation of this now serene oasis in Mounds, Oklahoma, plagued by overgrowth, silt and muck buildup, seepage, unsuccessful water retention, an overall incorrectly built foundation and design, and more. ➡️
Remember, life is about taking chances and following your dreams. Sometimes, it means collaborating with a team that shares your vision and can bring it to life beyond your imagination. This Southern Pond Construction Renovation in Oklahoma stands as a testament to the power of dedication, craftsmanship, and the profound joy of connecting with nature and creating unforgettable memories near water.