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Fountains
Fountains


FOUNTAINS
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This commercial fountain sits on a granite paved plaza enjoyed by tens of thousands of pedestrians walking by on a daily basis.  The fountain shell is built of reinforced concrete, sheathed in beige limestone on the exterior and polished black granite on the interior.
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Called the "Glory Hole" fountain, it contains 7,200 gallons of water.  Because of the plants, chemicals can not be used. Instead, advanced UV technology and a one hour turnover rate keep the water pristine clear and drinking quality clean.
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Fountain aesthetic design by Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill, Architects. This fountain won a 2010 International Silver Medal in the design contest put on by the APSP, our national trade association. Mechanical design and construction by Carefree Pools.
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fountain01.jpg This waterfall project is located on a retention pond and acts to keep the water from becoming stagnant. A ten horsepower submersible pump is located in the pond and moves 3,000 gallons of water per minute.
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fountain02.jpg This pool features a waterfall at the far end and a hidden fountain jet in a planter. Aesthetic design by The Dirsmith Group International Architects.
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fountain04.jpg This unusual fountain features a spray ring under the stone work, with the water rising through holes bored through the stone. Aesthetic Design by The Dirsmith Group, International Architects.
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fountain03.jpg Another view of the previous fountain, during winter.
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This is a concrete spa, veneered with large pieces of cut Indiana limestone, disquised as a fountain. Aesthetic design by Chalet Landscape.
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This magnificent bronze statuary sits in a concrete dish, veneered in Indiana limestone. The equipment system is remotely located inside a basement.

 

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This beautiful fountain sits in a concrete dish, again veneered with Indiana limestone.  The seating circle around it is also Indiana limestone. Aethetic design by Chalet Landscape.
This view is opposite the above, showing the tall fountain up close, and two fountains in the back ground. One of these is the spa shown above.
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This fountain grouping is in a retention pond. It gives aesthetic design while helping to keep the water clear and non-smelling. Design by Carefree Pools.
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A gentle flow of water from between the two heads helps make this Chicago backyard a calm sanctuary from the hustle of the day. Design by Carefree Pools.
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This is a water feature associated with a ride at Six Flags, Great America. The pool is reinforced concrete on two levels and veneered with brick. Interior surface is epoxy enamel.
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This photo and the next three show what can be done with natural weathered boulders when skillfully set. This small water feature is in a public park, in a "contemplation area".

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