Mar 23, 2017
Waterfall construction is Brookside Contracting's specialty. The company has built its reputation on high quality waterfalls in terms of artistry, function and good solid construction. Brookside's waterfalls look as if they are a natural part of the landscape. They are well-balanced, cascading in just the right places, jutting naturally from the hillside, and flowing easily into whatever body of water resides at their base. At the same time, Brookside's waterfalls are very well constructed and withstand the test of time. This is why Brookside is often called upon to repair or replace waterfalls built by other companies that have collapsed or failed in one way or another over time. This was the case with the waterfall in Koeneman Park in Jennings, Missouri...(click on title to continue)
Feb 28, 2017
It is important to dredge ponds and lakes every 10 to 15 years (if not sooner) due to sediment build-up. Sediment is a naturally occurring substance that is produced by weathering and erosion and subsequently transported to bodies of water. Over thousands of years sediment will build up in lakes (or ponds) until they become a bog and eventually dry land. This process is sped up by man's interference. Consequences of the build-up of sediment in lakes and ponds includes poor water quality, increased algae and weed growth and struggling fish and plant life....(click on title to continue)
Dec 06, 2016
Glacier Park in Union Station is a great place to visit this holiday season. Brookside Contracting recently played a role in the installation of a fire/water/light show there. The show takes place above the one-acre lake beneath the train shed. Brookside's role in the project was to install a 43,000 sq. ft., 36 mil, LLDPE reinforced liner in the lake beneath the new attraction. (Click on title to continue reading...)
Nov 15, 2016
Brookside recently completed a very special memorial in a park in Maplewood, Missouri. It is a memorial to Ryan Hummert, a firefighter who was killed in the line of duty on July 21, 2008.
Aug 30, 2016
Brookside recently added some new art to its website. Included were several shots of a project at Bellefontaine Cemetery. The project is part of Wildwood Valley Gardens.
Aug 15, 2016
Hiking is one of the best activities a person can do. It encompasses cardio and strength exercise, a kinship with nature and wildlife, incredible discoveries, and breathtaking views. And, depending on who comes along for the hike, companionship.
Feb 26, 2014
Keep your eye on the Charter Communications building on I-270 North because there will soon be something spectacular to view there!