Water presents a challenging and rewarding medium for lighting. Swimming pools, fountains, waterfalls magically come to life with lighting effects at night.
- For effective swimming pool lighting, the lights are generally set below the water level, into the sides of the pool.
- This should be done while the construction of the pool so as to keep the wiring away from water.
- The lights should be placed to shimmer down the deep end of the pool.
- Fountains are effectively lit by submerged narrow beam sources set near the base of each jet or falling on the flowing water casting a color and sparkle on it. Waterfall comes to life when lit from behind.