Water Engineering

Water management is important. As specialist Lake and Pond builders, White Horse Contractors will design, build, install and maintain a wide range of water projects.

For more information on our water engineering services, read about our lake construction and natural swimming ponds services or reservoir and lagoon construction options.

““I have been meaning to write to you on behalf of the Owner of the Estate to express his very great satisfaction in the work that your firm undertook to create a wonderful new lake. The end result was delivered on time and on budget and has exceeded all of the original hopes and expectations of the Owner.”

Lauren Meek, Owners Representative, Private Estate


Some of the types of water engineering projects we have worked on:

  • Lake construction
  • Pond construction
  • Reservoir construction
  • Waterfalls, weirs, bridges and jetties
  • Reed beds and wetlands
  • Boreholes
  • Pumping and irrigation systems
  • Water supplies - private and utility
  • Desilting ponds
  • Desilting lakes and lake dredging


Clients benefiting from our company's professional approach include:

  • The Environment Agency
  • RSPB
  • The Millennium Commission
  • The National Trust
  • English Heritage
  • Local authorities
  • Sports facilities and golf courses
  • Water authorities
  • Internal drainage boards
  • Private Clients

Construction, maintenance and renovation

Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the processes involved means that White Horse Contractors is positioned to undertake a full package of services from pond building and lake construction to reservoir construction including the planning application, liaison with local authorities and governing bodies or consultant ecologists.

With fantastic solutions for water supply and foul waste issues, we have a proven history in the water engineering sector. Further to this, our ongoing maintenance services include desilting and dredging to round off the complete package of our support for your water project.

Whether considering a garden pond construction, a beautiful lake, or expansive reservoir, as builders with proven experience our comprehensive service from concept through to completion ensures your project is professionally managed throughout. With discretion as a key component of our projects, private clients can feel reassured that we deliver our water engineering services with privacy in mind.

Visit our gallery to see some of our water engineering projects or learn more about our processes and solutions in our water engineering case studies.

For more information call 01865 736272 or email whc@whitehorsecontractors.co.uk