Pond Tours

Display Ponds   Just Add Water has created multiple water features that you can go visit any time for self guided pond tours!  The largest one is at Created In Johnston (6330 Merle Hay Rd Johnston. IA) here you will be able to see a complete ecosystem pond with a wetland filter and a negative edge. Read More

Pond Cleaning

Pond Cleaning

 Keeps Your Pond Healthier One of the the best ways to keep your pond’s or any water feature’s maintenance down is by doing an annual cleaning. We recommend this practice to all of our clients. We offer three different pond cleaning services but if you were only going to do one it should be the Read More

The Pond Lifestyle

Pond Lifestyle

The Pond Lifestyle Change your lifestyle!  Building an ecosystem pond or a pondless waterfall does not just change your landscape, it will change your lifestyle.  Having a water feature is a lifestyle that you must experience to understand.  But since you are here to learn about it, we will try and describe the water garden Read More

Repairs and Renovations

Pond Renovate

Renovate Your Water Feature Just Add Water can build a brand new water garden or we can renovate your existing water feature.  Renovations can be as simple as adding LED night lighting or making a small repair, or as large as building you an entire new water feature. Renovations Could Include Divide or add water Read More

Rainwater Harvesting

This Aquascape pondless waterfall looks great in the landscape!

RainXchange When you think of rain water harvesting, which of the following images comes to your mind? Now that you have seen different ways to harvest rainwater, what would you prefer to have in your back yard or the large rain barrel? Rainwater Harvesting Reasons why rainwater harvesting should be happening in Des Moines, Iowa Read More

Pondless Waterfalls

Pondless Waterfall

Pondless Waterfall Everyone’s favorite part of a water feature is the waterfall. Pondless waterfalls give you the sound and sight of moving water without the upkeep of the full aquatic ecosystem a pond provides. Just Add Water removed a pond to replace it with this lower maintenance pondless waterfall. Simply put, a pondless waterfall is a Read More

Ecosystem Ponds


Backyard Ponds Just Add Water’s ecosystem ponds are designed and installed to be a complete aquatic ecosystem. They include biological and mechanical filtration, fish, and plants. We also focus on a natural looking waterscape and view each project as a piece of art. At the end of the project, you will have a beautiful and Read More


Landscape Fountains Fountainscapes are the easiest way to bring water into your yard. Landscape fountains are a great way to get started in the water feature hobby.  They are usually smaller and cost less than an ecosystem pond or pondless waterfall.  They also involve less maintenance than an ecosystem pond and can fit on a smaller Read More


Water Garden Maintenance

Water Feature Maintenance At Just Add Water, we offer water feature maintenance on everything we install as well as water features installed by home owners or other contractors. Our approach is to use environmentally safe water treatments to improve the health of the water garden. We offer spring clean outs, fall shut downs, and repairs Read More