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Fountain refurbishment practical pointers

Fountain refurbishment practical pointers Suggests refurbishment of the many disused public fountainsestimated at up to 2000 in the UK can be achieved at a fraction of thecost of creating new water displays. Briefly reviews deteriorationpoints statuary, perimeter walls, pool walls and floor, pumpingequipment, pipeworks, pump screens, nozzles and valves, filtration, windand watercontrols, winter protection and electrical safety.Concludes that programmed maintenance, and the establishment of specificmaintenance responsibility, is crucial for public display fountainoperation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Structural Survey Emerald Publishing

Fountain refurbishment practical pointers

Structural Survey , Volume 10 (1): 5 – Jan 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0263-080X
DOI
10.1108/02630809210031681
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Abstract

Suggests refurbishment of the many disused public fountainsestimated at up to 2000 in the UK can be achieved at a fraction of thecost of creating new water displays. Briefly reviews deteriorationpoints statuary, perimeter walls, pool walls and floor, pumpingequipment, pipeworks, pump screens, nozzles and valves, filtration, windand watercontrols, winter protection and electrical safety.Concludes that programmed maintenance, and the establishment of specificmaintenance responsibility, is crucial for public display fountainoperation.

Journal

Structural SurveyEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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