It's impossible for any parent to supervise children one hundred percent of the time, so apart from filling the pond in, lets look at a few things we can do to make a pond safe and reduce the risk of children climbing or falling into water and drowning.
Safety Mesh or grille covering the pond.
The main risk with ponds is that children will fall in and drown. It is best to avoid building a pond until a child is at least five years old. If you do have a pond, then fill it in. If you must have a pond in the garden, follow these tips to minimise the risks: