S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) manufactures WetDek, a zero-depth interactive waterfeature system that can serve as a backyard splash park or an elegant fountain. Available in stand-alone and pool-companion styles, both models feature multiple jet configurations and AquaDirector control boxes that allow for customized system management. For details, click here.
PEM Fountain Co. (Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada) manufactures a Water Screen Jet that creates a screen-like water surface for the rear or front projection of images. The six-inch-diameter Model 1854 is made of silicon nickel-bronze and stainless steel and uses the laminar adhesion of the ejected spray to generate a smooth, non-pulsing surface. For details, click here.
Bobé Water & Fire Features (Phoenix, AZ) makes Rain Fall units to create peaceful, soothing sights and sounds with streams of water that emulate natural precipitation. The units come in five standard sizes from 12 to 60 inches (but can be custom-ordered by the foot) and in four finishes: copper, stainless steel, oil-rubbed bronze and black onyx. For details, click here.
Aqua Bella (Saginaw, MI) offers Swirl Style mill-stone fountains. Designed to bring a touch of history to any setting, each kit comes complete with a fountain basin, a pump, tubing, plumbing and polished pebbles. The mill stones, available in three diameters from 18 to 36 inches, are paired with pumps ranging in flow from 370 to 660 gallons per minute. For details, click here.
Roman Fountains (Albuquerque, NM) manufactures the RBU-320-IL in-line bromine/chlorine feeder for use on new and existing small fountains and reflecting pools that require algae and bacteria control. The pressure-operated system is used in conjunction with a calibrated inlet valve that allows for a constant measured chemical flow. For details, click here.
Fountains Unique (Laguna Hills, CA) manufactures Metro Bowls for residential and commercial projects. Made of natural stone and predrilled for easy installation, the bowls come in 24-, 30- and 36-inch sizes, bring a sleek, angular, modern look to any design and feature wide scuppers for full flow and soothing sounds in any fountain or poolscape. For details, click here.
Focus Industries (Lake Forest, CA) has introduced the SL-11-LEDM series of underwater lights. Made with cast-brass bodies and caps in three finishes, the units feature 316 stainless steel screws; high-impact, liquid-tight lenses; and low-voltage 7-, 11- or 15-watt LEDs. They as 15-degree spotlights as well as 40-, 60- or 160-degree floodlights. For details, click here.
Crystal Fountains (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) manufactures the Model WMT122 Fyrefly Jet to bring multiple streams of arcing water to pools, spas and other watershapes. Made of cast bronze, brass and stainless steel with optional fiberoptic lighting, the units are not water-level dependent and can be mounted at 20- or 40-degree angles on decks or walls. For details, click here.
EasyPro Pond Products (Grant, MI) has unveiled the Tranquil Décor line of magnetic-drive pumps for use in small fountains. Made with all electrical components encapsulated in epoxy, the submersible, compact, energy-efficient units feature adjustable flow controls and come in eight models with flow rates from 85 to 1,000 gallons per hour. For details, click here.
Roman Fountains (Albuquerque, NM) offers a freestanding, low-voltage mini-LED submersible light fixture. Model 5.39a RFL-CG-SFS-LED features a concrete forming sleeve for flush-to-floor or wall installation; a high-output LED diode in either white or RGB; a stainless steel and aluminum housing and fasteners; and a tempered-glass lens. For details, click here.
HaddonStone (USA) Ltd. (Pueblo, CO) makes a triple-ball fountain for gardens and landscapes. With its contemporary styling, the cast-stone system is available five colors (Portland, Bath, terracotta, slate and coade)and comes as a kit that includes a pump, plumbing fixtures and a basin pool. (The glass beads are not supplied.) For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has added copper finishes to it Formal Spillways line. The units include an antique copper layer applied over 304 stainless steel and come in 12-, 24- and 36-inch widths with 1-1/2-inch female thread connectors for easy plumbing. An external white or color-changing light fixture is available as an option. For details, click here.
Stone Forest (Santa Fe, NM) takes natural boulders, slices off the top, carves out a basin and then polishes the top surface to create a contrast with the weathered sides of the boulder – a great companion to a bamboo water spout or, when drilled, a cool, bubbling fountain. The basins are made of green granite and have widths ranging from 24 to 34 inches. For details, click here.