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Pondless Waterfall Asheville

We spent the last 6 months working on this large pondless waterfall in Asheville, N.C.

This water feature is 175 ft long and has 55 ft of total drop from top to bottom. We have painstakingly hauled approximately 150 tons of materials down a narrow steep trail all by hand. There was no machine access for this project.

Asheville waterfall

We created a 3600 gallon underground pondless basin to hold the water needed to circulate the system. We installed a 5 hp EasyPro external pump to create the awesome flow of water. To keep the leaf debris out of the pump, we set a Filtrific waterfall filter box into this system.

Filter, pump and pondless basin

We still have some finish work to do around the feature, but I was excited to share this update because I am so pleased with how it is turning out. We need to cap off the basin, install some more edging rock and landscape the project area.

Our goal in creating this water feature was to make it as naturalistic as possible. We wanted it to blend in with the existing landscaping and seem like it was always there.

Check back with us for more updates!!

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Pondless Waterfall for Birds

We finished this Pondless waterfall in Asheville this week. It was designed to create a welcoming environment for local wild birds.

I’m no expert, but know that smaller birds like slow moving water and some splash. They also like some shallow pools to bathe and play in.

We also added a piece of wood into this water feature so the birds would be able to have a place to perch by the falls.

Give us a call for more info or for a quote on your new or existing water feature.

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Jacob

Living Waters Landscaping

828-301-8017

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Using Bridges in Water Features

We recently finished some of the edging work on the large pondless waterfall that we built last year. This included 2 wood bridges, a stone slab bridge and 2 stepping stones that help our client and his visitors enjoy the waterfall and surrounding landscape.

The waterfall in this video is off for the season, but I was excited to show some of the finished project.

We often use bridges in our pondless waterfall projects both functionally and as features. The bridge is a symbol of healing and connection. In some of our features we use stone slabs, in some wood or concrete.

Whatever material you use, using a bridge to cross you water feature will help people feel more connected to the landscape.

We have also done larger concrete structures over natural streams.

This type of bridge is much more functional, but can still be aesthetically pleasing.

Be sure to use structural material when building a bridge. Making it stout and strong so you can be confident that when you leave the project, the homeowner will not be left with a dangerous problem.

Feel free to contact me with any questions or to share some of your bridge projects.

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Jacob

Living Waters Landscaping

828-301-8017

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Asheville Landscaping: Large Pondless Waterfall

Here’s a video showing the construction of a 250 ft long pondless waterfall.

Enjoy!

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Vanishing waterfall Asheville

Here’s a quick video of a waterfall rebuild we just finished in Hendersonville, Nc.

The original feature was a traditional Pondless waterfall that had become unusable due to the amount of debris in the system.

The traditional Pondless waterfall system has a basin at the bottom of the falls that is filled with AquaBlox. This basin holds the volume of water needed to run the system.

Seen below as we were removing the existing AquaBlox.

The picture below shows the amount of debris we pulled out of the basin.

The traditional Pondless system works fine if it is well maintained. However we prefer to install the Filtrific vanishing waterfall system. It allows us to easily clean out the basin if needed and is easy to maintain for our clients or maintenance crew.

Give us a call for a free Vanishing Waterfall design on your existing or new waterfall system.

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Jacob

828-301-8017