Ever Work On A "natural Swimming Pool"

 
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Old 02-24-2017, 03:08 AM   #1
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Ever Work On A "natural Swimming Pool"


Some people call them swimming ponds as well.

The wife was watching some show on the TV earlier and I was intrigued. This couple was having a natural swimming pool put in to their yard. The idea I guess is to have it be completely self cleaning using plants. I never seen one in person nor have any clue how they work. I am just curious if anyone on here has actually done one.

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Old 05-11-2017, 12:19 PM   #2
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Some people call them swimming ponds as well.

The wife was watching some show on the TV earlier and I was intrigued. This couple was having a natural swimming pool put in to their yard. The idea I guess is to have it be completely self cleaning using plants. I never seen one in person nor have any clue how they work. I am just curious if anyone on here has actually done one.

I had a (really wealthy) client with one, and personally it wouldn't be my choice. But to each their own.

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I have been hearing about these lately as well. I think the idea is great, but in reality, I am sure they require a lot more maintenance than people like to think. There are so many factors that could go wrong with a "living" system.

Regardless, I want one!
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Great for frogs, I suppose.

Now I'm reminded of the green roof trend. We should get an update on their "low maintenance" promises.
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With the amount of sun tan lotion people put on nowadays there is no way those things can self clean.
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Not to mention mosquitos


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