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Pondless Waterfall Course Build a Pond Day Course Workshop News

 

Learn hands-on with the professionals at WATER WORKS PONDS on how to install a beautiful low maintenance water garden.

Water Works Ponds is Alberta’s leading water feature specialist. With the instruction and education you receive from the course you will have the knowledge and skills to successfully build a beautiful, trouble free water feature. We feel that you will learn the skills required by getting in there and get your hands dirty. Water Works Ponds already knows how to build successful ponds. We’re running these courses for you – take full advantage!
From the course you will learn how to: Follow proper sequence of steps for successful installation. Choose an ideal location, proper excavation techniques, Properly use and install of underlay and pond liner, connect and install the pump, filter, manifold components and waterfill unit; waterfall rock placement and construction.
Your Water Works Ponds instructor will also guide you through the importance and role of: deciding on what size and shape is best for your water feature; aesthetics and filtration properties of the rock; assembling and connecting the plumbing and waterfill valve; effective use and selection of lighting; grading, berming and working out the cost and quantity of rock required, correct techniques of moving large rock; protecting your liner; aquatic plants; and an effective maintenance program.

Pondless Waterfall Course

From the course you will learn how to:
  • Follow Proper sequence of steps for successful installation
  • Choose an ideal location
  • Proper excavation techniques
  • Properly use and install of underlay and pond liner
  • Connect and install the pump, filter, manifold components and waterfill unit
  • Waterfall rock placement and construction
Your Water Works Ponds instructor will guide you through the importance and role of:
  • Deciding on what size and shape is best for your Pondless Waterfall
  • Aesthetics and filtration properties of the rock
  • Assembling and connecting the plumbing and waterfill valve
  • Effective use and selection of lighting
  • Grading, berming and working out the cost and quantity of rock required
  • Correct techniques of moving large rock
  • Protecting your liner
  • Aquatic plants
  • An effective maintenance program
Course tuition: $25.00
What’s included: tools, morning snack, lunch, beverages
What you need to bring: work boots and gloves, your enthusiasm to build a working Just a Falls Water Feature
Date: May 2016 – exact date TBA
Location: Edmonton
This course is designed for: homeowners, contractors, landscape designers or anyone wanting to learn how to build a beautiful low maintenance Pondless Waterfall water feature like a professional.

Call us today to enroll.
(780) 433-6671 or 1 888 WTRFALL (987-3255)
All courses are capped to a maximum number of students to ensure quality education.

Build a Pond Day Course

Learn hands-on with the professionals at WATER WORKS PONDS on how to install a beautiful low maintenance water garden. WATER WORKS PONDS is the premiere water garden installer and supplier in the greater Edmonton area. With the instruction and education you receive from the course you will have the knowledge and skills to successfully build a beautiful, trouble free Pond.
From the course you will learn how to:
  • Follow Proper sequence of steps for successful installation
  • Choose an ideal location
  • Excavate the multi level water containment area with proper construction techniques
  • Properly use and install of underlay and pond liner
  • Connect and install the pump, manifold components, skimmer, aqua falls and waterfill unit waterfall construction and rock placement
Your Water Works Ponds instructor will also guide you through the importance and role of:
  • Biological filtration
  • Deciding on what size and shape is best for your pond
  • Aesthetics and filtration properties of the rock
  • Assembling and connecting the plumbing and waterfill valve
  • Effective use and selection of lighting
  • Grading, berming and working out the cost and quantity of rock required
  • Correct techniques of moving large rock
  • Protecting your liner
  • An effective maintenance program
  • Aquatic Plants & Fish
This course designed for: homeowners, contractors, landscape designers or anyone wanting to learn how tobuild a beautiful low maintenance pond like a professional.
Course tuition: $25.00
Date: May 2016 – exact date TBA
Location: Edmonton
What’s included: tools, morning snack, lunch, beverages
What you need to bring: work boots and gloves, your enthusiasm to build a stunning full functioning pond.

Call us today to enroll.
(780) 433-6671 or 1 888 WTRFALL (987-3255)
All courses are capped to a maximum number of students to ensure quality education.

Workshop News

Special Report! Water Works Ponds 2015 Workshops
Water Works Ponds was proud to host another successful program of hands-on educational workshops for professional contractors and budding pond enthusiasts alike.
All workshops were led by Water Works Ponds’ Steve Hoogewwoonink, one of the most experienced quality pond builders in Canada. Not just Edmonton or Alberta – Canada! Every workshop had a full Water Works Ponds construction crew to assist the workshop participants. The number of participants is always capped to ensure quality education.
All sites were a ‘blank canvas’ and construction started at 8am sharp. Each step of the construction process was thoroughly explained and then implemented. By participating though all the steps whether it be observing or getting right in there doing it, workshop participant’s gain invaluable education for their own project construction. In so doing, construction efficiency is improved and costly mistakes are avoided.
As part of the workshop program, construction techniques are explained on why we make the natural looking water features they way we do. Pond equipment attributes are explained. This illustrates why we are very picky on which equipment we are willing to support. The equipment must handle the conditions we have during a harsh Alberta winter. We want you to enjoy your new water feature problem free season after season.
Every year our seasoned pond building crews are busy constructing quality natural looking ponds. Our pond season is only so long and we can’t build them all, so we are pleased to offer these quality workshops allowing pond enthusiasts to build their own private aquatic paradise. It would be very fair to say that every season over thirty percent of our construction crew’s time is spent repairing, modifying or worse yet – have to completely gut out a failed pond and start all over due to ‘experienced’ contractors shoddy workmanship or installation of incorrect or flawed mainstream pond equipment. Water Works Ponds wants to get this statistic eliminated and our workshops is part of that commitment.
Quality education, quality pond equipment & construction. A win – win program for everyone!
Contact us today to get yourself registered for the course.
Cheers!
The Water Works Team