Day one of a four-month build. We have a ditch to work with.
Part of the upper stream, everything works from the centre-point spillstone
Geotextile is laid to protect the Firestone PondGard liner from aggregate.
The setting of this first spillstone sets the scene for the project.
Completion of the upper stream, complete with lighting.
This ‘scallop’ is the start of the main waterfall.
Every stone has to be carefully lifted and cemented into place.
The central 1.5 tonne piece has set the scene for the falls.
Testing the 60,000 lph falling through 5 gullies; looks dramatic.
Re-circulation technology means a quiet stream heads onwards.
The stream returns around a ‘breakfast’ island.
The lower stream, completed
Finally, the lower balancing pool that re-circulates
The main waterfall, illuminated
A mix of OASE Lunaqua 3 & 10 lighting bring this alive.
Lunaqua 10 75w with blue filter – dramatic.
The upper network with coloured filters out of pond.
The centre-piece, with associated illumination of trees.