|Better Farming Series 29 - Freshwater Fish Farming: the Pond (FAO, 1981, 43 p.)|
|Planning a bigger pond|
20. It is best to put a pond in a place with a slope or on a hillside because you will not have to dig as much soil to build it. A pond built on a slope is also easier to drain.
Build the pond on a slope
21. Do not build your pond in a place that is so low that it is flooded during the rainy season.