How to Choose the Right Pump for your Water Feature
Water features add instant tranquility and ambiance to any garden. When it comes to building a water feature in your yard, there are many things to consider before you get started such as: Is your space better suited to a pond or a waterfall? What kind of maintenance is required? Do you want fish?
Check out some FAQs about water features to help you determine what kind of water feature is right for you and your yard.
There are many water feature kits that come with all the valves and a pump needed to create an impressive water feature in just a couple of hours. If you opt for a customized water feature, the sky is the limit when it comes to design, size and materials. You’ll also need to understand how to choose the right water pump for your pond or waterfall.
Rockland carries a number of water pumps from Aquascape, including AquaSurge, AquaForce, and Ultra Water Pump. To choose the right pump, consider the application, the size of pump required for the pond volume and the features:
Designed to be places in pond skimmer and waterfall -filter systems, this compact pump is ideal for ponds, waterfalls and pondless waterfalls. The AquaSurge has a quiet, efficient motor and can be placed vertically or horizontally.
The AquaForce Pump can be placed directly in the pond providing high flow rates and a powerful motor. The water pump’s unique design prevents clogging making this system low maintenance and effective for large or small ponds.
Ultra Pump Series
This water pump comes with a three-way splitter, valve and adapters making it ideal for fountains, garden ornaments, external filters and small ponds. The Ultra Pump is easy to maintain, efficient and simple to use.
Rockland carries Aquascape pumps among other brands as well as a large selection or landscaping supplies to help you turn your Edmonton garden into an oasis. To learn more which pump is needed for your water feature, please contact us.
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