retention pond construction

Retention Pond Construction

A retention pond in a farm or ranch helps manage possible flood risk and provides water all year round for the activities in the area. Retention pond construction isn’t a simple or easy task. There is a lot to be taken into account when building a retention pond, especially in places where it will not only aid flood control but will serve a purpose like irrigation in farmlands or providing water for animal breeding. Let’s learn a little bit about what’s required to build a retention pond.

how to build a farm pond using bentonite

How to build a farm pond

“Ponds have been a part of the working landscape since agriculture emerged. Since water is the basis of productive biological systems, retaining and distributing this storehouse of fertility and life within a landscape is key to the success of any operation.” – Ben Falk