Whether you have a swimming pool installation in place or not, there is
always room for additional water features in your Salt Lake City landscape.
Water features can range from simple ponds to elaborate water walls. You can complement
many of these water features with colorful lights, inventive mosaic designs,
or natural vegetation. If you have been looking for ways to enhance your
overall landscape, then continue reading for a better look at some popular
Ponds come in many shapes and sizes and with various features. You may
choose a koi pond, filled with colorful and friendly fish. You can also
build a garden pond filled with reeds, lily pads, and other aquatic vegetation.
One or more ponds can be located throughout your front and backyard landscaping
to complement a lush garden theme.
There are countless materials to make a fountain, including large urns,
pipes, a statue, or a rock sculpture. Fountains can be added to your pond,
pool, or as its own water feature. Since there are so many variations,
consult your landscaping and pool contractor on the right choice for your
Water walls and waterfalls are common features for pool installations.
You can install a water wall to pour into a beautiful pond or to lead
into a babbling brook bordering your property. A water wall can be enhanced
with mosaic tiling that features a common or original design of your choosing.
Spillways are similar to waterfalls. However, a spillway is technically
water that flows out of a dam through different sections. You may have
several spillways that flow into your swimming pool or pond from another
large swimming pool or pond.
Instead of a pond, you can choose a cascading or flowing river to surround
your landscape. Rivers can be filled with aquatic vegetation, waterfalls,
fountains, and other popular water features.