The term ‘Pond’ covers many types of water body, from koi and fish ponds, which may be lined with rubber, through to more natural ponds, which if lined, can be lined with puddled clay or even a Geosynthetic clay liner. Apart from creating many of these ponds, we also spend a lot of time cleaning and dredging them to free them from silt build-up, which inevitably leads to the death of the pond and all life within it.
Mechanical dredging of ponds
Mechanical dredging is by far the best option for these types of pond. Draining and cleaning is the option generally preferred by clients as they are able to see the full dredging process. If the client prefers not to drain the pond, mechanical dredging is still a preferred option and high yields can still be achieved.
As with any water body, it’s important to consider the pond’s inhabitants and also the surrounding habitat before any form of dredging and maintenance works is undertaken. In general, we need to complete dredging of wildlife ponds during the winter months between early November and late February, when newts and other wildlife are in hibernation and out of harm’s way.
As one of the leading companies in the United Kingdom offering pond dredging services, we are backed by an excellent fleet of specialist dredging machinery, which is operated by some of the best technicians in the business.
We can help with all aspects of pond maintenance, pond dredging, pond design and construction and offer the same services for lakes and reservoirs as well. We can also help with rivers and canals especially dredging, erosion of river banks and refurbishment works to lakes, ponds, rivers, canals and reservoirs.
We can supply all the equipment you need and our services are available to domestic and commercial clients throughout the United Kingdom. For more information and advice about water features, pond design, pond construction, pond maintenance & cleaning or fishery and consultancy services, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 0800 4725524 or 01206 620211.