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#493216 - 07/04/18 08:00 AM sodium bentonite in Mass?
wendymichele Offline


Registered: 04/30/17
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Loc: central Maine
Hi,
I was wondering if anyone on this forum knows where to purchase sodium bentonite in Massachusetts? I have a 1/4 acre pond that has berms on 2 sides. The guy who dug it out built the berms up on fallen logs and now I have a leak in the worst possible spot. Hoping to get the bentonite to seal the leak. Thanks!

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#493217 - 07/04/18 08:08 AM Re: sodium bentonite in Mass? [Re: wendymichele]
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Registered: 09/19/14
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Loc: Harrison Co. Texas
You might contact all the different water well drillers in your area. Sometimes a driller will keep some on hand for drilling wells. If not, they may know a supplier for that part of the country. You can also google up Drilling Fluid Companies in Maine and see what if any pops up. I am not aware of any in that area but it will be available in Pennsylvania, that is the closet place for that type of company that I know of.
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#493257 - 07/05/18 05:58 AM Re: sodium bentonite in Mass? [Re: wendymichele]
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Wendy, unless the pond is totally empty, bentonite seldom has a chance to work. It needs to be tilled into the soil.
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#493281 - 07/05/18 01:32 PM Re: sodium bentonite in Mass? [Re: wendymichele]
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Around here, some of the feed stores carry it.
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