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Do you want to own a private lake or pond?

Owner Mike Otto, published the book "Just Add Water" in 2015, and its a great place to get started. Constructing a lake or pond is much more than simply digging a hole and filling it with water. Mike's book takes its readers through the entire process, ensuring that they launch their own project with much greater understanding and knowledge of everything involved. Mike discusses, in layman's terms, all the considerations that go into building a lake or pond, including:


Planning & design

Moving the dirt 

Maintaining water quality

Vegetation issues

Fish management

Government regulations and permits

And much, much more.


There are also many entertaining and relevant stories that offer readers a peek 

into Mike's personal character, expertise, and sense of humor.  

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