Aquatronic Water Attractions (Istanbul, Turkey) manufactures AquaRobo, a fountain jet system that features a movement range of 140 degrees on both X and Y axes and angular motion that allows for staging of dynamic water-dance shows. Made of stainless steel with optional lights, arrays of multiple units can be run from a single controller. For details, click here.
Focus Industries (Lake Forest, CA) manufactures the SL-40 Series of underwater lighting fixtures. Made of cast brass and featuring flat, high-impact, tempered-glass lenses in five colors, the units can be wall or floor mounted and come standard with 20-watt MR11 lamps rated to last for 10,000 hours. A 50,000-hour LED option is also available. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has released wall spouts in two new styles – Mantova and Ravenna – that bring old-world charm to modern watershapes. Made of cast brass, the heavy-duty fixtures have an oil-rubbed bronze finished suited to contemporary wall and patio designs and can be lit from behind to enhance the nighttime experience. For details, click here.
Haddonstone (Mount Laurel, NJ) manufactures the Athenian Wall Fountain. Part of the Athenian Collection of garden ornaments designed in partnership with the architect Robert A.M. Stern, the units are 49 inches tall, 30 inches tall and project 17 inches from the wall. They come in five colors: Portand (gray), Bath (white), Terracotta, Coade and Slate. For details, click here.
Vortex International (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced Watermark, a fixture that forms patterns and words by synchronizing lights and manipulating the flow of water. Designed for urban spaces, shopping centers, airports and more, the units feature 25 valves per 3.3-foot section that generate clear words, logos, patterns and tailored messages. For details, click here.
Crystal Fountains (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) has published its “Fountain Idea Book” for 2015. The 262-page, full-color catalog outlines the company’s capabilities and services – a fully illustrated overview followed by details on its lines of programmable sequencing nozzles, laminar and leaping jets, deck jets, fountain nozzles, lighting systems and more. For details, click here.
Otterbine Barebo (Emmaus, PA) has introduced Fountain Glo low voltage LED lighting systems for its line of aerators and fountains. Energy efficient, versatile and cost-effective, these two, four, six and eight-light sets operate 6.5-watt bulbs in bright white or warm white flood lamps, providing an 80% energy savings compared to MR16 halogen lamps. For details, click here.
Coverall Stone (SeaTac, WA) manufactures fountains and a range of other outdoor-living accessories from columnar basalt. One type, Grand Coulee Basalt, is a dense, volcanic material that usually features five or six planes, has a brown/rust color and comes in larger diameters that are ideal for sculptural waterfeatures and landscape compositions. For details, click here.
Otterbine Barebo (Emmaus, PA) includes the Super Nova pattern in its Giant Fountain line. Designed for placement in premium locations in which a dramatic design element is desired, the nozzle sends water up to 95 feet high as part of a floating system trhat can operate in as little as 40 inches of water. An optional lighting package completes the picture. For details, click here.
Roman Fountains (Albuquerque, NM) manufactures the RPSS Series Sunshelf Nozzle, a small, precision-machined brass nozzle that can be installed flush into the floor of a pool entry shelf or step at moderate depth to produce an aerated mound of water above the pool surface. The nozzle covers are removable for servicing and maintenance. For details, click here.
AquaMaster Fountains & Aerators (Kiel, WI) has added Imperial to the numerous patterns available in its Master Series of fountains. Designed for pond and lake aeration, the new unit features a spinning outer pattern combined with an upright central geyser and is available in seven models with pumps ranging from 1/2 to 10 horsepower. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has introduced fiberglass replicas of basalt columns for use as bubbling fountains in garden spaces. The sturdy, easy-to-plumb components eliminate weight and safety concerns while retaining all the charm and durability of natural rock and are available in heights of 16, 22 and 30 inches. For details, click here.
Roman Fountains (Albuquerque, NM) has released a four-page brochure filled with information on its systems for harvesting rainwater. Defining the four Cs (capture, contain, control and circulate) and system benefits, the piece highlights packages including storage tanks, pre-filters, valves, pumps, vaults and control systems. For details, click here.