A general rule to follow is that most water features will lose about 1 inch per week from evaporation.
Any time you splash water in the air there will be some type of evaporation. How much depends on many factors including:
· Difference between air and water temperature
· Sun vs clouds
· Fall (height of pattern)
· Droplet size and more…..
All decorative discount-pumps.biz/pond-lake-aerators.php pond aerators or discount-pumps.biz/floating-fountains.htm pond fountains that splash at the surface will have the most evaporation. Surface aerators that just bubble and circulate will give the lowest percentage of evaporation per (gallons per minute)
Now we have to add some real variable into the equation, this is the “splash factor” in the stream bed and also the waterfall. If it is a very hot summer day and the water is splashing small droplets onto a hot rocks, it will immediately evaporate rather than …Read More