Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) has upgraded its familiar Fountain-in-a-Can (FIAC) product line with a new, manual Integral Throttling Valve that allows a fountain’s water height to be adjusted from the top-plate without ever having to enter the fixture: On-site adjustments are now fast and easy using a wrench at the surface of the fountain. For details, click here.
Carved Stone Creations (Kaukauna, Wis.) offers a line of carved stone fountains that take their design cues from modern art. Setting aside common classicism, the units take forms that complement modern or minimalist architecture with columns, broad bowls, shapely pedestals, granite spheres and a variety of other curving and linear forms. For details, click here.
Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) has introduced its Zen Series line of fountain nozzles for use in zero-entry fountain systems as well as application with beach-entry pools. The flush-mounted nozzles, which can operate in as little as three to six inches of water, are capable of producing solid streams that create dynamic water-column effects. For details, click here.
Water Odyssey (San Marcos, TX) now offers pre-designed spray park systems to bring fun and water play to parks, recreation centers and other facilities. The pads incorporate popular splash pad features into pre-plumbed systems that make installations fast and easy, and the company offers design services to help integrate spray parks into projects. For details, click here.
Aquascape (St. Charles, IL) manufactures landscape fountain kits that come with all the necessary components to install a recirculating waterfeature in rapid order. A sub-surface basin contains the water, which is pumped upward through the fountain to create a simple, animated display. Possibilities include urns, basalt columns and pagoda rocks. For details, click here.
Pentair (Sanford, SC) produces MagicStream Laminars that add dramatic sights and soothing sounds to any watershape environment with LED-illuminated streams that reach up to seven feet high and project outward up to eight feet at adjustable angles. The laminars come fully assembled and ready to install and are designed for easy service. For details, click here.
Hydrel (Conyers, GA) produces the Model 4800 LED wet-niche fountain fixture in line or low-voltage formats. Smaller than most conventional systems, the units are available with round or square bezels and include arrays of nine-watt LEDs in stainless steel housings with cast bronze doors. They also feature clear, tempered, borosilicate lenses. For details, click here.
Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) has introduced the FXPro flush-mount LED light for underwater applications. Designed for niches that are poured flush with the floors or walls, the units work in fountain basins or on splash pads with foot traffic. Made completely of 316L stainless steel, the units provide bright light and are DMX programmable. For details, click here.
Solus Décor (New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada) manufactures waterfeatures that combine clean-edged metal scuppers with the look of hand-cast concrete bowls. Available with 26-, 36- and 48-inch diameters, the bowls include central ports for water connections and are intended for applications over pools, ponds or small, hidden catch basins. For details, click here.
Crystal Fountains (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) manufactures NCF300, a sequencing fog jet designed for deck-level applications. The fog rises from the units to levels between two and ten feet, providing a mysterious background effect or easily animated by activating variable air and water solenoids to create puffs of fog and create a variety of visual effects. For details, click here.
CMP (Newnan, GA) now offers copper scuppers in a range of styles and configurations for use in pools, spas, water walls and other waterfeatures. Designed to provide bubbling, lively streams of water, the units have angled baffles that create glass-like sheeting effects. Each unit develops its own brown, blue or green patina, so every installation is unique. For details, click here.
Campania International (Pennsburg, PA) produces the Del Rey Fountain in cast stone. The product – 29 inches in diameter and 18.5 inches tall – is designed to bring the sound of moving water to any setting and is available in its natural appearance or with any of 13 pigment stains applied in a process that replicates the look of naturally aged materials. For details, click here.
Water Odyssey (San Marcos, TX) has released Mushroom Maze, a spray feature for splash pads that emits a crystal clear sheet of water spanning four to eight feet – a dome large enough for children to play inside. The stainless steel unit is three feet tall and has low-profile, rounded flanges that are easy on the feet and reduce toe-stubbing. For details, click here.