Getting Started in Aquaculture

Pond Construction

Anon. 1982. Ponds-Planning, Design, Construction. USDA, Soil Conservation Service Agriculture Handbook No. 590. pp. 39. (Most complete pond construction publication; out of print)

A copy of Ponds-Planning, Design, Construction can be obtained from the California Aquaculture Web Site, Publications section. The document is available in separate sections for easier downloading: USDA590A.PDF; USDA590B.PDF; USDA590C.PDF; USDA590D.PDF

Wellborn, T.L. 1988. Site selection of levee-type production ponds. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Pub. SRAC-100. pp 2. 100FS.PDF

Wellborn, T.L. and M.W. Brunson. 1997. Construction of levee-type ponds for fish production. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Pub. SRAC-101. pp. 4. 101FS.PDF

Jensen, J.W. 1988. Watershed fish production ponds: Site selection and production. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Pub. SRAC-102. pp. 4. 102FS.PDF

Steeby, J.A, N. Stone, H.S. Killian, D.K. Carman. 1998. Repairing fish pond levees. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Pub. SRAC-104. pp. 4. 104FS.PDF

Stone, N. 1999. Renovating leaky ponds. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Pub. SRAC-105. pp. 6. 105FS.PDF