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.
Oase (West Palm Beach, FL) makes Water Trio for garden displays. The linear waterfeature has three pumps and three fountain jets that rise with varying heights between 12 and 55 inches and feature LED lighting with adjustable intensities. The system operates with 12-volt technology and can be programmed via an easy-to-use remote control. For details, click here.
Fountain People (San Marcos, TX) offers the FXPRO Series of LED lights. Designed to provide bright, programmable lighting for any fountain or splash pad, the fixtures can be used underwater and in wet/dry applications, contain 18 RGBW color-changing diodes and feature on-board DMX drivers that can be individually addressed by a DMX controller. For details, click here.
Great American Waterfall Co. (Spring Hill, FL) manufactures Aqua Zero Edge, a two-piece spillway system that adds detail to and speeds completion of raised pool walls. Available as standard two-foot-long units for geometric and some freeform applications, the system consists of a mounting plate and a trough dam that can be modified on site. For details, click here.
Stone Forest (Santa Fe, NM) makes hand-carved stone tsukubai basins from beige granite with a design similar to one installed in the Japanese garden in Portland, Ore. Intended for use with a bamboo spout (with a 70-gallon-per-hour pump, available separately), the 18-by-18-by-9.5-inch basin can also be drilled for use as a bubbling fountain. For details, click here.