Pond: How to Build a Low-Maintenance Pond

A little more building work means a LOT less maintenance and repair

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Bucket
  • Level
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Spade
  • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • EPDM liner
  • Underlayment
  • Pond pump
  • Corrugated tubing
  • Sand
  • Rocks
  • Fieldstone
  • Band clamps
  • Pond foam
  • Threaded tee and fittings