This Is How Much A Koi Pond Costs To Build And Maintain

Find Out How Much People In Des Moines Are Investing In Their Koi Ponds
Digging out a koi pond is part of the cost to build a koi pond

The cost to build a koi pond can be from $6,000 to $25,000 or higher. Koi pond maintenance costs can run from $500 to $1,500. 

Find out more below-

Before We Get Too Far In…

“It would probably be a good idea to look up koi pond costs first,” suggests Angela.

Adam nods. “You’re right. We have no idea how much a koi pond costs to build or maintain, and yet here we are trying to install one already. Let’s do as you suggest and take a step back.”

Angela taps her chin as she thinks. “Then we should start by looking on Google for koi pond costs. We can see if any local pond contractors have pricing on their sites. That’ll give us a better estimate than one of the big, generic sites.”

Adam pulls out his phone and starts looking. Angela walks over to him so she can see too. “Adam, while you do that I’ll look for what new pond owners need to know.”

Here is what the couple eventually finds for koi pond pricing in Des Moines:

Koi Pond Costs

The cost to build a koi pond of quality is between $6,000 and $25,000, though it can go higher. The average cost is $15,000. This includes a waterfall. The only real cost factor is size but others can have a slight impact.

The cost to build a pond like this depends on the choices you make

The cost to maintain a koi pond ranges from $500 to about $1,500. As this is an average cost range you may pay more or less depending on your feature. This can involve inspecting it for damages and leaks, giving it a full cleaning, and setting it up for the next season.

Pondless waterfalls cost anywhere from $4,500 to $60,000. The typical feature is a 10 to 20-foot stream with a few waterfalls and a total drop of 2 to 4 feet. This usually costs between $10,000 and $20,000.

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“Awesome, now we know about koi pond pricing!” Angela says happily. “Let’s see what else we need to know about koi ponds before we install one,” suggests Adam.