Try anything from a rain chain
to a full-sized fountain - as long as you keep it topped up and clean.
The Pondzone development also features a rain chain
- a series of copper cups on a loop which collect rainwater from the roof of a nearby building and tip it into the ponds.
For instance, in the Springfield Literacy Center, Springfield, Pennsylvania, (outside of Philadelphia) US, we consciously channeled rain water from the roof to a large scupper and rain chain
assembly, which highlights the volume of water collected by a roof and that must be treated before discharged into the municipality's storm water system.
One attractive, contemporary idea is the rain chain
Here, a copper rain chain
replaces an ugly downspout and directs runoff from the roof gutter into a shallowly buried pipe beneath a decorative bed of stones.
It's because Gail Elber didn't know what a rain chain
should look like.
INFO Copper Bells rain chain
($169) and hammered-copper dish ($45; rainchains.
April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past several years the "kusari doi" or rain chain
, has been taking the outdoor garden and patio market by storm.
Some small businesses, like Rain Chains
on the front of the house take the place of traditional downspouts and guide rainwater through gravel filtering systems and away from the home.
For items like rain chains
, ornaments and bamboo features see www.
Turn simply serviceable into beautiful by replacing your home's downspouts with interlocking copper rain chains