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Posted by Leo Ziebol over 9 years ago

1600 feet of swale and top holding pond

3 days of earhtworks in late April, 2014.  Two equipment operators and myself. One small excavator and one skid loader.  

Maintaining access to the higher parts of the property was a chalenge but was acheived with the use of 8" culvert in areas where road access was necessary.  

Our soil is very sandy and I didn't have high hopes for the pond holding water until we're able to run some pigs though it for a year.  Track rolled compaction alone has proven much more effective than expected.  We will likely still have to utilize pigs or bentonite for final sealing.  


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Richard Larson
Richard Larson : Nice curves you have there!
Posted over 9 years ago

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