Modern Water Fountains And Public Policy

Modern Water Fountains Public Policy 2678034884180880605.jpg Modern Water Fountains And Public Policy Berkley, CA people voted for a sugar-sweetened beverages tax in February 2014, the first of its kind in the United States. The taxation is thought to decrease sugary drink intake and boost the consumption of healthier drinks, including water from fountains. Research was performed to find out the reputation of local drinking water fountains and whether individuals from different racial or economic backgrounds had less access to them. By developing a mobile GPS application, experts were able to get data on Berkley’s drinking water fountains. The US Census Community Study database was chosen to collect information related to race and economic status in these areas. Comparisons were made between the location and demographic data, revealing whether class differences affected access to clean, working water fountains. Each water fountain and the demographics of its surrounding area were studied to reveal whether the site of the fountains or their level of maintenance demonstrated any link to income, race, or other points. While the majority of the fountains were in working order, an astonishing quantity were revealed to be in a poor state of repairs.

Can Landscape Fountains Help Cleanse The Air?

Can Landscape Fountains Help Cleanse Air? 79058063081.jpg Can Landscape Fountains Help Cleanse The Air? If what you are after is to breathe life into an otherwise boring ambiance, an indoor wall fountain can be the solution. Putting in this sort of indoor feature positively affects your senses and your general well-being. The science behind the theory that water fountains can be good for you is unquestionable. The negative ions emitted by water features are offset by the positive ions released by contemporary conveniences. Undeniable positive improvements in mental and physical health emerge when negative ions overpower positive ions. A rise in serotonin levels is experienced by those who have one of these water features making them more alert, peaceful and lively. Due to the negative ions it produces, an indoor wall fountain can improve your mood and also eliminate impurities in the air. They also help to eliminate allergies, contaminants as well as other types of irritants. And finally, water fountains are excellent at absorbing dust and microbes floating in the air and as a result in bettering your general health.

Anglo Saxon Grounds at the Time of the Norman Conquest

Anglo Saxon Grounds Time Norman Conquest 2992065036.jpg Anglo Saxon Grounds at the Time of the Norman Conquest The arrival of the Normans in the second half of the eleventh century significantly modified The Anglo-Saxon ways of living. Engineering and gardening were skills that the Normans excelled in, trumping that of the Anglo-Saxons at the time of the occupation. But home life, household architecture, and decoration were out of the question until the Normans taken over the entire populace. Because of this, castles were cruder buildings than monasteries: Monasteries were frequently significant stone buildings set in the biggest and most fecund valleys, while castles were built on windy crests where their inhabitants dedicated time and space to projects for offense and defense. Peaceful pursuits such as gardening were out of place in these desolate citadels. Berkeley Castle is most likely the most unchanged model in existence at present of the early Anglo-Norman style of architecture. The keep is reported to have been created during the time of William the Conqueror. An enormous terrace encompasses the building, serving as an impediment to assailants wanting to dig under the castle walls. On one of these parapets is a picturesque bowling green covered in grass and enclosed by an aged hedge of yew that has been shaped into coarse battlements.

Hydro-Statics & Water Fountains: The Fundamentals

Hydro-Statics & Water Fountains: The FundamentalsHydro-Statics & Water Fountains: Fundamentals 48756382040148.jpg When in equilibrium, liquid delivers energy to its container or any other material it comes in contact with. These fall into two groups, hydrostatic load or outside force. When pressing against a level wall, the fluid applies equal force at different points on the wall. When an object is completely submersed in a liquid, vertical force is applied to the object at every point. We refer to this concept as Archimedes’ principle, which deals with the forces of buoyancy. Usually, hydrostatic pressure on a point of liquid is a product of the hydrostatic force applied on it. These ideas are applied to the containers used by plumbing, wells, and fountains.
Features Hydro-Statics 101 All liquids in a state of equilibrium exert force on the materials it comes in contact with.There exist two kinds of force, hydrostatic energies and external forces.... read more


The Myriad Reasons to Add a Water Feature The addition of a wall water feature or an outdoor garden fountain is an excellent way to embellish your yard or garden design.Historical fountains and water features have sparked the interest of contemporary designers as well as fountain manufacturers.... read more


Fountains for Compact Areas The reflective properties of water means it can make small areas appear bigger than they are.Dark materials increase the reflective properties of a fountain or water feature.... read more


Cultural Statuary in Early Greece Most sculptors were remunerated by the temples to adorn the elaborate pillars and archways with renderings of the gods until the period came to a close and countless Greeks started to think of their religion as superstitious rather than sacred, when it became more common for sculptors to portray everyday men and women as well.... read more