The Design Process

We hand draw our design sketches along with the proposal on every consultation 

Design Consultations $250

Chad Morrill has been designing and building ponds since 1999. The $250 design fee is discounted toward your final contract total if the project is sold within 30 days.


  • 1 – 1.5 hour consultation with our Designer/Owner
  • A hand drawn design sketch of your water feature
  • An estimate & contract

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California Waterscapes is a DBA of Pacific Pavingstone Inc.

Meet Our Team

Chad Morrill

Owner & Founder | Water Feature Designer and Salesman

Chad has been passionate about ponds his whole life, after building one in his own yard as a child, then later an improved pond at his current home for his children to interact with. In 1998 Chad stumbled upon a catalog in the mail of the “Aquascape Ecosystem Pond System”. Already being involved in the construction industry, Chad was excited to see a chemical free ecosystem on the market that could keep water clear by mimicking mother nature. California Waterscapes was born that this was the ticket to not only start a whole company around building ponds and waterfalls the natural way, but to give back to the local environment, provide life and beauty to homeowners in Southern California.

Rafael Rodriguez

Distribution & Warehouse Manager
Working with us since 2010. Rafael knows every Aquascape part and pump like the back of his hand. Managing all of the equipment sales through our wholesale store and prepping the materials for our jobs.

Jorge Marquez

Warehouse Crew & Delivery Driver
Working with us since early 2019.

The Construction Crew

Mauricio Moreno

Pond Crew Supervisor
Working with us since Feb 2019.

Jesus Parada

Pond Crew
Working with us since May 2020.

What makes our company different?

We have over 18 years experience as a leading company in the industry to guide us through any obstacle we may face. We have been on the forefront of cutting-edge technology, not in the art of installing ponds, but the science behind a successful and balanced ecosystem. We are looked at as leaders in the industry and even run workshops to teach other contractors and homeowners how to build and maintain ponds successfully.

From large scale lakes to 40” cliffside waterfalls, we have seen it all and conquered the most extreme terrain to successfully turn dreams into realities day after day.

Getting the job done right!

Hiring a contractor that has all the proper certifications and insurance is extremely important. Unlicensed construction happens frequently and hiring these contractors puts you and the contractor at risk for lawsuits and penalties. Our clients are our priority, we don’t find loop holes that would jeopardize you or your home.

California Waterscapes is a fully Certified, Licensed and Insured General Contractor. We have proof of Worker’s Compensation and General Liability Insurance.

Our crews have gone through extensive and thorough training to meet our high standards for professionally installing water features. We follow all of California State Laws and more to ensure you are covered.

Pond design is an ART

The hundreds of ponds we have installed over the years are designed to appear and operate identically to natural bodies of water. We use only natural rock and gravel as opposed to concrete or fiberglass. We use flexible liners and materials to give us ability to create a completely custom design and to withstand time and the famous California Earthquake. As a result, our ecosystem ponds function and LAST a lifetime.

Certified Contractors

Active Contractors Lic# 715731 – Click to View

Licensed, Fully Insured and Bonded as General Contractors since 1999! California Waterscapes is a DBA of Pacific Pavingstone Inc. – The original company started by the Morrill Family specializing in Paving Stones and Landscaping Installation.

Material Supplier – Click to Visit Site

We are Authorized Aquascape Distributors of Los Angeles / Southern California under
Pro Ponds West Inc.

Pro Ponds West – is a wholesale building materials store for Ponds and Water Features. We sell to the public as well as to all Certified Aquascape Contractors in Southern California

Visit Our Showroom

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Visit our showroom, we have ponds and waterfalls built and on display. Our staff are educated on how the system works as well as how to troublshoot issues and are happy to help you!

Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm

Come Visit Our Showroom!

We have a newly renovated Showroom right here in Sunny Los Angeles, California. Our Showroom has several ponds, pondless waterfalls, decorative fountains and much more. It’s the perfect place to go if you want to experience the “water garden lifestyle” in person, meet our design design and installation team and ask our experts any questions you might have.

The hundreds of ponds we have installed over the years, are designed to both look and function as closely to nature’s own as possible.

This allows for it to become part of the natural landscape also, attracting birds, butterflies, and housing beautiful fish and plants.

We encourage you to see our body of work online, as well as to read testimonials and comments from our hundreds of happy clients. They are our best advertising!

Servicing Southern California!

We are based in Sun Valley, Los Angeles, and service all of The Greater Los Angeles Area. For some projects we will also service - San Diego, Orange County, Long Beach, Riverside, Thousand Oaks, Santa Barbra.

View Our ACTIVE Contractors LIC #715731
California Waterscapes is a DBA of Pacific Pavingstone Inc.

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