Water-Wise Fountains

No need to sacrifice beauty in the interest of water conservation — these smart fountain designs let you have both.

Houzz. Spring 2012. By Cassy Aoyagi:  Water brings tranquility Water brings tranquility, balance and movement to an outdoor space, qualities nearly impossible to replicate with other materials. How do you get the look with water conservation in mind? There are a few strategies:  decrease the surface area, surround the feature with permeable materials, include foliage, and reduce, reuse and recycle.

Just in case you think I’ve just eliminated all the joy a water feature should deliver, check out these beautiful fountains.