digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















Artificial waterfall in the park of Bagatelle, France.

An artificial waterfall is a water feature or fountain which imitates a natural waterfall.[1]

Artificial waterfalls have long been featured in traditional Japanese gardens, where they can serve to highlight a scene or to provide focus. The classic gardening manual Sakuteiki, written in the mid-to-late 11th century, lists nine different types.[2][3]

Artificial waterfalls were popular in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the famous waterfall in Viktoriapark in Berlin.[1] An early American example is Huntington Waterfalls in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California. In 1896, Gardening Magazine reported that it was the only artificial waterfall in a public park in North America.[4]

Indoor waterfalls[edit]

An indoor waterfall at the International Center, in Detroit.

Artificial waterfalls installed inside of buildings can be small or quite large. Some of the benefits of indoor waterfalls are considered to be their production of white noise, humidity, as well as naturally peaceful feelings engendered among onlookers.[5]




  1. ^ a b Susan C. Anderson (Editor), Bruce Tabb (Editor), Water, Leisure and Culture: European Historical Perspectives, Berg Publishers, 2002, ISBN 1859735401, page 122
  2. ^ Takei, Jiro et al. (2001). Sakuteiki Visions of the Japanese Garden: A Modern Translation of Japan's Gardening Classic, p. 3 n1
  3. ^ David Young, Michiko Young, The Art of the Japanese Garden, Tuttle Publishing, 2005, ISBN 0804835985, page 30
  4. ^ Gardening Magazine, 1896, page 363
  5. ^ Zen & the Art of Pond Building, D. J. Herda, Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2008, ISBN 1402742746, page 9

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_waterfall — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
103781 videos foundNext > 

Koi pond construction part 5 - faux/artificial boulders & waterfall rebar/lath

http://www.koiartist.com http://www.nishikikoiclub.com This series of 10 videos shows the entire pond construction process for a concrete Japanese theme koi pond - preparing the site/excavation,...

Artificial Rock Waterfall #010

Restoration of an old Waterfall. Leak and Cracks Repair. Calcium Removal from Rocks and Pool Tile. November 18, 2010.

artificial rock waterfall

grotto and waterfalls created and installed by replications unlimited.com for more details visit www.replicationsunlimited.com.

QUICK EASY CHEAP Make your own Fake ROCKS !

www.mooreconcepts.homestead.com Richard Moore takes you through step by step making Artificial Fake Rocks with Concrete. The potential is endless - waterfalls, large rocks, small rocks, natural...

Artificial rock waterfeatures, waterfalls & garden fountains

Close your eyes and imagine what it would be like to come home at the end of the day and relax on your patio furniture next to the garden waterfall. Ahhh the sounds! Open your eyes and see...

How to make a waterfall (rainforest theme)

http://www.lizard-landscapes.com/how-to-make-a-waterfall.html http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lizard-Landscapescom/106440306112510 "Shields All" can be found here: ...

One of the most beautiful artificial waterfall in Dubai mall

The view of one of the most beautiful artificial waterfall in Dubai mall ... its well designed احد اجمل الشلالات الصناعية موجودة في دبي مول تصميمها...

Artificial Rock Waterfall using old tires.

Artificial rock waterfall. 2 tons of mortar, old tires, a trowel and a worn out paint brush. This is a pondless feature. Customer wanted no standing or exposed water. Water falls from underneath...

Artificial Waterfall Built at Home By Dhakal Mailo

waterfall by me at home enjoy and comment if you liked Subscribe if you enjoyed https://www.facebook.com/dhakalmailo.

Artificial rock waterfall

This waterfall between the spa and pool was made with simulated sandstone boulders, made out of concrete.

103781 videos foundNext > 

200 news items

News & Observer
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:48:45 -0700

In this March 3, 2015 photo, a bulldozer moves salt for loading onto barges, at the Salt Export Co. (ESSA), port installations, in Guerrero Negro, Mexico's Baja California peninsula. The largest salt-making facility on the planet is located here. The ...
Charlotte Observer
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0700

A police car burns after clashes between demonstrators and police Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. The Blockupy alliance said activists plan to try to blockade the new headquarters of the ECB to protest against government austerity and ...
Times of India
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:08:08 -0800

HR Viswanath, consultant for JMA and the brain behind the project, said the magic of artificial waterfall will be realized through re-circulation method. "Using a reversible pump, the water will be pumped up through a 1,200 mm diameter pipe from the ...

Gulf Times

Gulf Times
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:03:45 -0700

A young girl plays in an artificial waterfall on a hot day in Kuala Lumpur. World Water Day is observed today. The theme for 2015 is “Water and Sustainable Development”. By Mohamed Abdel Raouf/Jeddah On March 22 every year, the world observes World ...
The New Indian Express
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:30:00 -0700

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Those who love before-after stories must listen to the one about Aduppukoottan Para near Peroorkada in Thiruvananthapuram. Earlier, no one would have thought that the water within these rocky hills, littered with plastic and ...
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 01:56:03 -0700

Flood in Latvia. In Plavinas hydro power plant several gates are opened to let through water from river Daugava. Impressive view! Category. Education. License. Standard YouTube License. Show more. Show less. All comments (8). Share your ...
Houston Chronicle
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:19:38 -0800

Capacity crowds of 1,100 came to watch mariachis, puppeteers and even cliff divers, who leapt from an artificial rocky ledge into an artificial lake fed by an artificial waterfall. At night, under dim lights, artificial fireflies navigated artificial ...

El Paso Inc.

El Paso Inc.
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 08:13:16 -0800

“There are thatched huts, exotic plants, narrow trails through high walls of bamboo, and a lighted artificial waterfall beside a man-made lake. “Though the lake is not much larger than a hockey rink, there is what appears to be a high-powered speedboat ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight