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California's Garden Fountain Study and Results

California's Garden Fountain Study and Results In February 2014, a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages was approved in Berkley, CA, making it the first city in the United States to create such a law. The objective is to have individuals drinking more water and other natural beverages by raising the price of soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.California's Garden Fountain Study Results 424949106473.jpg The aim of the research was to evaluate the state of community drinking water fountains and figure out if there is a distinction in access to fresh, operating drinking fountains based on racial or economic components. The study utilized a GPS app to compile data on existing water fountains in the city. Specialists then used US Census data to find out more about the economic and racial elements that impacted the city. By cross-referencing the water fountain sites with the demographic facts, they were in a position to identify whether access to functioning fountains was class reliant. They were in a position to determine the demographics of locations surrounding established fountains, as well as the cleanliness and maintenance of fountains across various communities. While the bulk of the fountains were in working order, an appalling number were revealed to be in a poor state of repairs.

"Old School" Water Fountain Designers

"Old School" Water Fountain Designers Multi-talented individuals, fountain artists from the 16th to the late 18th century typically worked as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and cultivated scholars all in one person. Exemplifying the Renaissance skilled artist as a innovative master, Leonardo da Vinci worked as an inventor and scientific guru. With his immense curiosity regarding the forces of nature, he researched the attributes and mobility of water and carefully recorded his findings in his now celebrated notebooks. Remodeling private villa settings into ingenious water showcases full of symbolic interpretation and natural beauty, early Italian fountain engineers fused curiosity with hydraulic and gardening ability. The humanist Pirro Ligorio supplied the vision behind the wonders in Tivoli and was renowned for his abilities in archeology, architecture and garden design. Masterminding the extraordinary water marbles, water attributes and water antics for the various estates in the vicinity of Florence, other water fountain designers were well versed in humanist topics as well as time-honored scientific texts.

Eco-Friendly Fountains: Good for the Planet

Eco-Friendly Fountains: Good  Planet 9200822892642.jpg Eco-Friendly Fountains: Good for the Planet Are you seeking to beautify your residence? Well, you can add that special touch and augment the value of your home just by adding a solar run water fountain. Solar powered fountains can be a wiser investment versus electric ones because they not only improve one's health but they offer other interesting financial perks. While you may spend a little more upfront, the savings that you make in the long-run are worth it. Electrical power deficits will no longer hinder using your fountain since it will run on the the power of sunlight.

Running water fountains will lead to a spike in your electric bill. Although short-term expenses might be more substantial than you had anticipated, don't forget that your home is increasing in value.

The increased expenses resulting from using more electricity is not the only factor, it also damages our eco-system. Solar driven water fountains are a good option to becoming “green”. The eco-system can only benefit from the use of solar powered homes and water fountains.

This kind of water fountain doesn't need as much upkeep as others.

These water features need less cleaning than other kinds. Since solar fountains don't have motors, they don't get clogged which leads to less cleaning. And less cleaning equals more time to play!

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