Assessing, reducing pond seepage

Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

Plastic liners work but are expensive Plastic liners stop seepage but can lead to water quality problems, which can be lessened by adding a layer of soil over the bottoms or using mechanical aeration. Water seeps into and out of earthen ponds. Seepage into ponds can occur where their bottoms are excavated below the water…

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  • Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D.

    Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures
    Auburn University
    Alabama 36849 USA