Many pond builders have found that adding a bottom drain helps keep a pond cleaner. Fish waste and other muck that accumulates on a pond bottom can be easily removed by a bottom drain. Ponds that are over 2' deep can become stagnant without a bottom drain.
Installed under the liner
- Flex PVC pipe carries the water under the liner to the skimmer box
- The Bulkhead fitting is installed in the skimmer
- A PVC male adapter connects the flex PVC to the bulkhead fitting
- A valve is placed inside the skimmer box to control flow