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#2948 03/07/03 06:45 AM
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I was told that you could never stop a leak over a sandy soil area for your pond. I have added clay and will core the side next to the dam. It might not stop the leak, but shouldn't it slow it down some. It leaks down about 1/4 to 1/2 inch a day. When it reaches a certain level it stops and the small area behind the dam dries up. Any suggestion!!!! This has been happening for about three years.

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It sounds like you can narrow the leaking spot down pretty well. Draining it down past the spot and tilling in bentonite might work. The ESS-13 discussed earlier has potential in sandy soil.


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