The World’s Tallest Fountains

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia has the highest continuously- running fountain known as the King Fahd Fountain (1985). The water here shoots up to a elevation of 260 meters (853 feet) above the Red Sea.

Coming in second is the World Cup Fountain located in the Han-Gang River in Seoul, Korea (2002) with water blasting 202 meters (663 feet).

Next to the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, is the Gateway Geyser (1995) which comes in third place. a-093__65557.jpg This fountain is regarded as the tallest in the U.S. with water reaching up to 192 meters (630 feet).

With water ejected 190 meters (620 feet) in the air, the Port Fountain in Karachi, Pakistan makes it on the list.

Number 4: Fountain Park (1970), Fountain Hills, Arizona - although it can reach heights of 171 meters (561 feet) when all three pumps are operating, it only reaches 91 meters (300 feet) on a normal day.

The Dubai Fountain made its first appearance in 2009 next to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. It performs every 1/2 hour to previously recorded songs and propels water up to 73 meters (240 feet) in height -it also has built in extreme shooters, though only used during special events, which reach 150 meters (490 feet) in height.

Jetting water up to 147 meters (482 feet) high, the Captain James Cook Memorial Jet (1970) in Canberra, Australia, comes in 7th.

Last of all is the Jet d’Eau (1951) in Geneva, Switzerland, which measures 140 meters (460 feet).

Selecting Wind Bells and Chimes for Your Garden

In order to dodge possible friction in design styles, choose wind chimes which are simple in appearance. This way they will blend in perfectly anywhere they are installed. When it comes to wind chimes, the sound is more significant than the look. As a matter of fact, the more decorative sorts of wind chimes are not fabricated so as to emit the same clean sound quality as those made of aluminum. When creating your wind chime garden, chimes can be hung at different heights. For instance, setting your wind chimes on a sundeck, in a small line of trees, or among flowers can create a beautiful outdoor environment. The sounds will profoundly resonate across your yard whenever the wind blows.

If you want to enjoy the aesthetic facet of wind chimes, make sure they are in line of vision by positioning them where they will reflect the sun at dawn and at sunset. Wind chime gardens made of aluminum fit well with stone decor, cascading water (including a waterfall or a birdbath) and evergreens.

How to Design the Perfect Haven Inside or Out

Incorporating a feng shui fountain in your living area will most surely contribute to creating a sense of harmony and serenity. The best idea is to get a garden or home waterfall. It will certainly add a lot to the interior and exterior of your home. So that you can see your outdoor fountain from inside as well, choose a good spot for it.

Do not forget to add plants, as they have an important impact on the charm of a water fountain. The best idea is to add some plants which stay lovely no matter what the season. Your fountain can be made even more individualized by adding things like statues or other artwork, picturesque shells, etc.


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