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.
Blue Thumb (Saginaw, MI) offers white-and-gray stone fountain kits. The three-column assemblies come in 18-, 24- and 30-inch heights, all 8-1/2 inches square and smooth on four sides. The kits include 48-inch fountain basins, 1,495 gallon-per-hour mag-drive pumps, flow-control valves, plumbing, tubing and polished black pebbles for the basins. For details, click here.
David Harber Ltd. (Aston Upthorpe, Oxfordshire, England) offers Chalice, a mirror-polished, stainless steel fountain bowl. Water clings to the outer surface, creating the illusion of a hemisphere slowly revolving on its axis. Available in four diameters from 30 to 60 inches, the bowls can be stacked as a waterfeature and illuminated for nighttime use. For details, click here.
Air-O-Lator (Grandview, MO) has added the Nu-Wave decorative floating fountain system to its product line. Designed for applications in which electrical power entering the water is prohibited or undesired, the device’s transfer pump pulls water out of the pond to dry land before pumping it back to the fountain and a variety of available spray nozzles. For details, click here.
Ulrich Pakker Studios (Seattle, WA) makes Drunken Lotus fountains for commercial and residential applications. Featuring natural shapes, movement and lighting, the design sends clear streams of water arcing through the air and includes a base/reservoir that can be buried or surface-mounted and has a float-level valve to keep the pump from running dry. For details, click here.
Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) has added new features to its Fountain-in-a-Can series. The FIAC-1000 features a flush-mount, multi-pattern spray system; a 360-degree, low-voltage LED light fixture; an internal throttling valve; and an ADA-compliant grate – all designed for use with plaza-style waterfeatures as well as interactive splash pads. For details, click here.
EasyPro Pond Products (Grant, MI) offers Vianti Falls Kits – everything needed to turn a block wall into a waterfeature. Designed for use on decks and patios or indoors, the systems include stainless steel spillways (23 or 35 inches wide) with baffles that create a sheet of water that falls to a half-circle basin. Optional blue or white LED lighting is available. For details, click here.
Lightcraft Outdoor (Chatsworth, CA) offers Mariner underwater lighting fixtures. Made of heavy cast brass, the units have removable stands for lower-profile installation and come with 25 feet of underwater-rated cable and field-replaceable, low-voltage LEDs. They also come with clear lenses, project out to 25 feet and can be used down to six feet deep. For details, click here.
Haddonstone (Pueblo, CO) manufactures self-circulating fountains and waterfeatures in a range of contemporary styles and traditional designs. Intended for use in spaces where excavation is not possible – on a patio or garden terrace, for example, or in a conservatory – the units are available in 25 models with a variety of profiles and stone colors. For details, click here.
Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) has introduced Mediterranean-style scuppers for use on pools and other waterfeatures. Based on forms found in ancient fountains, the units feature a dark-bronze finish with green highlights that accent the decorative surface etching. They also have 1.5-inch plumbing connections and project out more than five inches. For details, click here.
Campania (Pennsburg, PA) produces its model MC1, a cast-stone fountain kit highlighted by either a Cor-Ten steel or copper panel. Available in any of 14 colors, the fountains hold 20 to 25 gallons of water and are 25 inches wide, 17.5 inches deep and 60 inches tall. The kit includes a 320 gallon-per-hour pump and all required tubing and hose clamps. For details, click here.
Blue Thumb (Saginaw, MI) manufactures bubbling-rock fountains in a range of styles and profiles. Designed to provide the sounds of moving water in compact packages, the low-maintenance, fully-plumbed, natural-look systems can be installed almost anywhere a 36-inch-square space is available – in a planter or even on a patio or deck. For details, click here.