Blue Thumb Distributing (Saginaw, MI) has acquired the LiquidArt line of pondless fountains, including the Round Ripples Pottery Fountain. Handcrafted by clay artisans, the units are 36 inches in diameter and come with 70-gallon water reservoirs as complete, ready-to-install packages. They’re available in two colors – sky blue or oil green. For details, click here.
Aquascape (St. Charles, IL) now packages sets of three Mongolian basalt columns in complete fountain kits. The easy-to-install systems include 24-, 30- and 36-inch-tall basalt columns; a subsurface water basin with a 98-gallon capacity to minimize maintenance and refilling; an energy-efficient pump; and all required pipes, sealant and fittings. For details, click here.
Crystal Fountains (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) has introduced the Spectra Series LED Linear Light for wet or dry applications. The four-inch-wide, low-profile, easy-to-maintain units feature RGBACL lighting technology, which produces light from the purest white to infinite color shades and tones with great precision – and simplified programming. For details, click here.
Stone Forest (Santa Fe, NM) produces ribbed sphere fountains in three diameters: 20, 24 and 36 inches. As water flows over the irregular, saw-cut granite surfaces, it creates a wavy, mesmerizing flow pattern. Installation kits in square and round formats are available for the smaller sizes; the large one requires a custom base. For details, click here.
CMP (Newnan, GA) offers Natural Wonders Waterfalls for adding sheer veils of water to pools, spas and other waterfeatures. Available in lengths up to eight feet, the units feature rear or bottom ports, require flows of only one gallon per minute per inch, can be made to fit any convex or concave contour and come in clear, white, grey and tan. For details, click here.
Roman Fountains (North Venice, FL) manufactures the RRDJ2-XX-DH-LED, a flush-mounted nozzle/LED light assembly for fountain applications. The units consist of high-strength, roto-molded, polypropylene niche bodies with stainless steel grates and nozzle inserts. There are three available spray patterns and a choice of white or RGB lights. For details, click here.
Fountain Supply Co. (Santa Clarita, CA) makes an electronic water-level controller for fountains and other applications. A three-probe sensing unit monitors the water’s level, activating a valve when the water contacts the middle probe and, for safety, shutting the system down if it reaches the bottom probe. For details, click here.
Great American Waterfall Co. (Spring Hill, FL) manufactures Aqua Shower and Aqua Shower SSR systems for use on raised walls above pool surfaces. Available in configurations with 48 streams per linear foot in a single row or with 48 or 64 streams per linear foot in double rows, the units come in white, tan, gray and black in a range of lengths. For details, click here.
Millstones.com (Atlanta, GA) combines cast iron, stone and water to craete millstone fountains. The self-contained, low-maintenance units – made using old, recycled millstones and cast-iron sugar cane syrup kettles with unique historical character – create great, soothing sounds, from murmuring undertones to a rush of flowing water. For details, click here.
Bobé Water & Fire Features (Phoenix, AZ) offers Pure Flow, a scupper engineered for a pressure-based flow. The result is a thick sheet of water that can travel a distance of up to three feet in entering a pool. Made with marine-grade stainless steel, the units cannot warp and feature a filter system that prevents rocks and debris from clogging the scupper. For details, click here.
PAL Lighting (Tucson, AZ) supplies Water Blade, a full-color LED light system designed to illuminate spillways and scuppers. Designed for wet locations and available in lengths up to eight feet, the units have WiFi-control compatibility and come with remotes that manage color, speed and brightness while recalling the last setting for easy mood adjustment. For details, click here.
Blue Thumb Distributing (Saginaw, MI) markets the Twister Mini-Fountain Kit by Aqua Bella. Available as a 12-inch-tall, 12-inch-diameter cylinder, the funnel-shaped water effect provides high levels of visual appeal in a compact package. The kit comes with all needed components, including a basin, a pump, plumbing and a special cleaning pad. For details, click here.
Pebble Technology (Scottsdale, AZ) has introduced a line of copper scuppers. Available with sheet, trough or chute flows, the units feature dual-stage internal weirs for balanced flow dynamics and a consistent water sheet. They also resist clogging, are made with durable 100-percent copper and include reinforced inside corners for structural integrity. For details, click here.