Amount of bentonite per square foot.
A common mistake is to use too little bentonite, therefore not achieving the desired waterproof effect. The application rates are between 2 and 6 pounds per square foot. The variation depends on the type of soil of the area where the pond is.
Visit our Bentonite pond liner calculator to get a better idea of how much bentonite is required to line your pond.
Pond Liner installation Method
While it isn’t a complicated process, the steps must be done correctly to ensure the bentonite creates a watertight seal throughout the whole area of the pond.
Steps to install bentonite pond liner are:
- Remove all debris
- Spread bentonite evenly to create a tick layer
- Sprinkle some water over the surface
- Mix bentonite with the soil using a disc harrow
- Compact the soil
- Fill with water
If you have the machinery and the time, you can make it a DYI project. Visit our article, how to install bentonite pond liner, to get more information about the process.
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