Let’s take a step back and assume that you’ve never done a dry creek river before. What’s underneath it? Where do you start? Well, this gives you a pretty good idea. After planning out the placement of the river, dig the trench and line it with some landscape fabric or pond liner.
If you’re one of those people who live in a wet or super rainy climate (usually coastal areas) then you most likely deal with heavy burst of water coming down through your eaves trough. View this as an opportunity to create a gorgeous dry creek bed and a self sufficient pond such as this.