California's Garden Fountain Analysis and Results

The 1st US city to implement a tax on sugary drinks was Berkley, California in February 2014. By making soda more expensive, it’s thought that parents will make better choices for what their children drink, like water for instance. First, the city conducted an analysis to examine whether people had easy access to working drinking water fountains. Information on the city’s drinking water fountains were developed using a GPS created exclusively for the research. Researchers then used US Census data to find out even more about the economic and racial issues that impacted the city. twf024-ac__37720.jpg The 2 data sets were reviewed to determine what class differences, if any, there were in access to operating water fountains. They were in a position to uncover the demographics of regions surrounding established fountains, as well as the tidiness and maintenance of fountains across assorted areas. The fact that the fountains were operating was not a guarantee that they were well-maintained, considering quite a few were in need of cleaning and repair.

Caring For Garden Fountains

An important first step before installing any outdoor wall fountain is to consider the area you have available. It is essential that the wall where you are going to put it is strong enough to support its load. Therefore for smaller areas or walls, a lightweight fountain is going to be more appropriate. In order to operate the fountain, an electric powered socket will need to be nearby. Since there are many varieties of outdoor wall fountains, installation methods vary, but the majority include easy to follow instructions.

Generally, when you purchase an outdoor wall fountain, it will come in an easy-to-use kit that will include all the needed information to install it properly. The kit contains a submersible pump, hoses as well as the basin, or reservoir. If the size is appropriate, the basin can be hidden away amongst your garden plants. Once fitted, wall fountains typically only need to have some light upkeep and regular cleaning.

It is essential to replenish the water routinely so that it stays clean. Remember to get rid of debris like leaves, twigs or dirt as quickly as possible. Excessively cold temperatures can damage your outdoor wall fountain so be sure to protect it during winer. If left outdoors, your pump could break as a result of icy water, so bring it inside during the winter. The bottom line is that if you properly maintain and look after for your outdoor fountain, it will bring you joy for many years.