HOW TO BUILD AN

Above-Ground Pond with Spillway

Products You Will Need:
14 in. Waterfall Cascade with LED Lights
10 ft. x 13 ft. PVC Liner
1200-2000 GPH Pump
1 in. ID Corrugated Tubing

Tools You Will Need:
Protective gloves
Tape measure
Paver stones
Level

Decorative Items You Will Need:
6 Mini LED Lights (optional)
Pond & Landscape Lights (optional)
Floating Lily Pad Variety Pack (optional)
Tabletop torches (optional)
Pea gravel (optional)

layout the design of your diy pond

1

Begin by using twine to layout the base of your new water feature. Following the twine, lay the first row of paver stones.

TIP!
Be sure to use a level to ensure the feature does not slope.

continue layin paver stones

2

Continue laying paver stones, leveling periodically. Lay a middle line of pavers, this will be the wall your spillway sits in.

lay the pond liner

3

Once you’ve constructed 3/4 of the water basin portion of your feature, lay your liner over that portion and cut away the excess.

continue adding pavers to the water basin

4

Continue adding pavers to secure the liner. Once you’ve completed the water basin portion, proceed with building up the back of the water feature.

add water to the above ground pond

5

Begin filling the water basin.

place the lit spillway

6

Assemble the 14 in. Water Cascade with White LED Lights, including attaching it to the pump with 1 in. tubing, and place the spillway between pavers.

place the waterfall pump

7

Once you’ve completed building your water feature, place the pump in your water basin.

how to build an above ground pond with spillway

8

Plug in the pump and the spillway. Enjoy!

add lighting and torches to your backyard creation

9

Optional! Add pea gravel and tabletop torches atop the backstop portion of your water feature for an additional attraction. The 6-pc LED Mini Lights and 3-pc Pond & Landscape Lights can also be added for more lighting in and around your new water feature.