Water is one of the basic elements of nature. It sustains
life, it purifies and soothes. The sight and sound of moving
water has a calming effect on both the mind and body. Water
features have been used for centuries by many cultures to
achieve calmness and beauty in the garden. It has been said
that our gardens are extensions of our souls, and that the
environment we create in partnership with nature is a
reflection of our hearts.
Imagine a water feature
in your own garden that is both affordable and easy to care
for. With the new technology available today, pond
maintenance is no longer the difficult and time consuming
task of years past. Pumps have become energy efficient and
easy to care for. Automatic water fill devices, low voltage
lighting and timers to control pumps and lights are readily
available. Filtration units are available in many sizes and
Going to the right professional is the important first step. You
should feel confident that your questions are going to be answered in a
complete and easy to understand way, and that materials are available to
you if you are going to be building your own project. You can see
displays of ROCKWATER DESIGNS products in our garden display.
The garden waterfall and pond has a history that is as old as
civilization itself. Whether you study the ancient Egyptians, the
Chinese, Greeks, Roman or Incas you will find each developed ways of
using water to create settings that would enhance their homes or draw
attention to their architecture or sculptures. The waterfall pond
provides a place of solitude where you can sit and forget about the
stress of everyday living. A new hobby has been created with the
development of prefabricated waterfalls and ponds. Pond keeping has been
made easier than ever before, with simple filtration for fish keepers
and inexpensive pumps and lighting, at a cost that is almost one-half of
the on-site construction.
Today the level of simplicity is amazing from formal to woodsy or
oriental, the prefabricated waterfall pond can feature beautiful plants
and a variety of colorful goldfish or Koi.
Any number of waterfall and pond configurations are possible, and
with the simplicity of prefabricated units you can actually see your
choice before it is installed. Installation time can be anywhere from 30
minutes to one day and can be enjoyed by the homeowner the same day.
Also, prefabricated units can be moved, if the new landscape design is
A prefabricated waterfall pond can be located in
almost any yard courtyard or embankment and will most
certainly add value to any home.
Prefabricated waterfall ponds may be as large or small as space
permits and may be raised or sunken. There is no limit to what your
imagination can come up with. A variety of colors are available.
Prefabricated units are preplumbed and require only standard GFI
household receptacle and cost only pennies a day to operate. The pumps
recirculated and don't waste water.
Prefabricated waterfalls and ponds can be installed by the
do-it-yourself person or can be professionally installed. These units
are made from modern lightweight concrete and do not contain plastic or
resin and will not deteriorate from exposure to the weather.
For more information, please call RockWater Designs at (714)