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Public Water Fountains Around Berkley, Ca

Public Water Fountains Around Berkley, Ca The first implementation of a sugary drinks tax in the USA came in February 2014, when it was passed by the city of Berkley, California. By taxing sugary drinks, the city hopes to encourage a lot more people to decide on healthier choices, such as water. Research was performed to find out the reputation of local drinking water fountains and whether people from other racial or economical backgrounds had reduced availability to them.Public  Water Fountains  Around  Berkley, Ca 247798273946291917.jpg The research utilized a GPS app to compile data on existing water fountains in the city. The US Census Community Study database was chosen to collect information relating to race and economic status in these segments. The researchers looked to use both data sets to figure out if demographics were linked to drinking water fountain access. Each water fountain and the demographics of its surrounding area were studied to reveal whether the site of the fountains or their standard of maintenance exhibited any link to income, race, or other points. Most of the water fountains were unclean or blocked, despite the fact that a lot of fountains worked.

Garden Fountains: The Minoan Culture

Garden Fountains: The Minoan CultureGarden Fountains: Minoan Culture 6379026089.jpg On the Greek island of Crete, excavations have discovered channels of multiple kinds. They were used for water supply as well as removal of storm water and wastewater. They were for the most part created from terracotta or stone. Whenever clay was chosen, it was frequently for waterways as well as conduits which came in rectangle-shaped or spherical patterns. Amidst these were clay pipes that were U shaped or a shortened, cone-like form which have only showed up in Minoan culture. The water provision at Knossos Palace was handled with a strategy of terracotta pipes which was put beneath the floor, at depths ranging from a few centimeters to a number of meters. These Minoan pipelines were additionally used for collecting and storing water, not just distribution. These clay pipelines were required to perform: Subterranean Water Transportation: It’s not quite known why the Minoans wanted to move water without it being spotted. Quality Water Transportation: There is also information which concludes the pipes being made use of to supply water features independently of the local system.

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Agrippa's Eye-popping, but Mostly Forgotten Water-Lifting Device Though the machine made by Agrippa for raising water earned the esteem of Andrea Bacci in 1588, it appeared to fade not long thereafter.Only years afterward, in 1592, the early contemporary Roman aqueduct, the Acqua Felice, was attached to the Medici’s villa, probably making the technology outmoded.... read more


Modern Wall Fountains Leave a good impression on your loved ones by incorporating a wall fountain in your home decor.In addition to the soothing background sounds a wall water feature contributes to any living space, it also imparts elegance.... read more


Garden Fountain Engineers Through History Multi-talented individuals, fountain artists from the 16th to the late 18th century often functioned as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one person.... read more


What Are Outdoor Fountains Created From? Garden fountains nowadays are commonly made from metal, though you can find them in other materials too.Those made from metals have clean lines and unique sculptural elements, and are versatile enough to fit any budget and decor.... read more


How Technical Designs And Styles of Outdoor Spread Throughout Europe, the chief means of spreading practical hydraulic information and fountain design ideas were the published papers and illustrated books of the day, which added to the evolution of scientific technology.... read more


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The Countless Styles of Water Wall Fountains Wall fountains are well suited to little verandas or yards because they do not take up too much space while also adding a touch of style and providing a great place to find peace and quiet.... read more