Today, many pools feature waterfalls along the edges to create a much more attractive visual appeal. These types of waterfalls are built, so that the water cascades into the pool, creating a continuous and endless flow of water with the pool.
Sometimes, small lamps are placed around the pool, helping to give the water a shiny effect when the waterfall water makes contact with the water in the pool.
The pools that feature waterfalls are considered another status symbol. Typically, waterfalls can be found in the most prestigious hotels and resorts, and sometimes in large mansions, if the owners can afford it.
There are other places, like popular water attractions and theme parks that have them too.
The waterfalls also provide a unique attraction for young children, as they like to play in the water while it goes up and over their heads – and then goes down on them.
Depending on the size of the pool, there may be several waterfalls attached. Most of the time, swimming pools with several waterfalls can be found in exquisite resorts and the most popular water parks.
Nowadays, however, waterfalls are becoming increasingly accessible and can be found in many private pools.
You can also find smaller pools that have smaller waterfalls built along the walls of the pool. Even though they don’t produce a wide arc, they create a splash effect that is just incredible to watch.
To use a waterfall, you will need a pool first. The easiest way to build a waterfall is when your pool is being constructed so that it can be incorporated into the pool.
You must also ensure that the water entering the waterfall is clean. You will also need to treat and clean the water that enters the waterfall regularly, as it can quickly accumulate moss and algae if you don’t.
Some waterfall models allow hot water to flow through them. Have in mind; warm water is used more for health than for aesthetic appeal.
If you are using your waterfall for swimming, you obviously would not want to use warm water. On the other hand, if it is just for display or occasional use, the hot water waterfalls may be of interest to you.
Although they are great to look at and watch, a waterfall in the pool can cost a lot of money. If you built the waterfall at the same time that you built your pool, it could help save a lot of money.
If you thought about getting a waterfall – always plan things and try to save as much money as possible.