Chicagoland’s Finest

We are Pond builders that have been building Chicagoland’s Finest Custom Ponds, Pondless waterfalls, Water-gardens, Streams, Fountains, and Waterfalls for over 15 years. Whether it’s a simple container on your patio or an acre sized lake, GEM Ponds can turn your Landscape Ideas into reality. We can be your Pond Stars for the finest Custom Design, Installation and Maintenance! We invite you to browse through our site and feel free to contact us with any questions.

GEM Ponds president George Janowiak has been designing and installed some of Chicago Lands finest custom Ponds, Water-Gardens, Fish ponds, Streams and Waterfalls. As a Licensed and Bonded contractor he is proud to introduce you to GEM Ponds Inc. As professional Pond building Company in Chicago-land, George has always been passionate about the natural world and Landscaping Ponds, now with GEM Ponds Inc. he is able to bring that passion to your landscape.

As Featured on ‘Pond Stars’


Gem Ponds accepting the Top Frog Award from Aquascapes at Pondemonium 2014.
This award makes Gem Ponds the #1 pond installer in Illinois and 16th worldwide!

Chicago, IL Pond Installation and service from Gem Ponds!

You’ve found the complete source for all of your pond contracting needs in Chicago, IL.
Gem Ponds is a pond contractor that specializes in Pond Design, Pond Installation, Pond Renovations, Pond service,
Pond Clean-outs, and Pond maintenance.



Gem Ponds installs Backyard ponds, Fish ponds and water gardens. They are a great way for you entertain, relax, and unwind at the end of the day

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Pondless Water Falls

Pondless® Waterfalls are simply a re-circulating waterfall without the presence of a pond. They are perfect for smaller spaces, or if safety is a concern.

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Brick & Paving

Whether you have a pond or not, quality brick work adds a new dimension and value to your home. If you do have a water feature, adding a brick or a stone patio is the icing on the cake.

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Call Us Today: 1-630-539-3713