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Featured Image: Neave Group Outdoor Solutions

Pool waterfalls are now being embraced more as individuals learn that swimming pools aren’t merely for recreation purposes. Additionally, they enhance the general look of the house. You will find countless variations as to how pool waterfalls are used and where they’re placed in the yard. You can place your pool waterfall in a serene and quiet corner of the yard and stand out as the centerpiece of your lot. Here are 41 swimming pool waterfall ideas to inspire you even more.

SERENITY

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Neave Group Outdoor Solutions

This vinyl pool with waterfall and gorgeous landscaping looks serene.

THREE LEVEL

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Fossil Creek Pools

The three-level pool looks stunning with all its stonework.

TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE

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Creekside Pool and Spas

This tropical pool in Los Angeles is perfect for a holiday getaway.

DYNAMIC & FUNCTIONAL

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Swan Pools Southern California

Transform your swimming pool into a timeless oasis with natural stones.

SLAB CUT STONE

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Creative Environments

The waterfall is equipped with a slab cut stone footbridge & LED light.

BEACH ENTRY

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Artisan Landscapes and Pools

This traditional pool features natural stone and gorgeous lush.

INFINITY POOL

Neave Group Outdoor Solutions

The pool is complete with waterfalls, sun ledge, grotto, & floating steps.

1920’S HOUSE

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Distinguished Pools

This Mediterranean pool & the historic house provide an intimate backdrop.

DIVE ROCK

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Summerset Gardens/Joe Weuste

Convert your free backyard space into a beautiful rock creation like this.

LAP POOL

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Matthew Giampietro Garden Design

Mimic a natural waterfall with stones and a custom-shaped lap pool.

Building Your Own Pool Waterfall

Swimming pools could significantly put in an excellent ambiance to one’s house. It’s also a source of fun and recreation for your loved ones. With that, pools are given high value by the homeowners since it also entailed a great amount for construction. Since the pool’s purpose isn’t restricted for recreation, its beauty is improved for a more visible impact, which can also add happiness to those who are using it. So we can say that it’s also necessary for us to offer attention to the characteristics and accessories of our swimming pools. Today, we’ll be showcasing various ideas and designs of pool waterfalls.

ISLAND STYLE

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K2 Design Group, Inc.

This tropical pool features neutral stone tiles for a smooth transition.

HILLSIDE

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Cipriano Landscape Design & Custom Swimming Pools

The water descends from the hillside into the rock formations.

OASIS

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Swan Pools Southern California

Create your own backyard oasis with a tropical pool with hot tub & waterfalls.

NATURAL HOT TUB

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Swan Pools Southern California

Enjoy nature and the outdoors in your own place by crafting gorgeous waterfall.

Besides backyard furnishings, vibrant lightings, and gorgeous landscapes that we can use or even include in our swimming pool area, we can additionally set up waterfalls. This can clearly offer relaxing and rejuvenating effects on the pool’s environment.  Sitting lazily alongside the gorgeous pool and sipping your favorite drink is among the first images that will come to one’s mind when thinking about beautiful holidays. Swimming pools have grown to be synonymous with rejuvenation and pleasure. This is among the obvious reasons why they’re increasingly becoming an essential part of attractive modern homes.

Why not take this phenomenal patio experience a notch higher with a spectacular waterfall feature that guarantees to take your breath away? Apart from creating a magnificent visual, pool waterfalls also improve the ambiance of your outside design because of their soothing presence. In case you want to add a modest waterfall feature, don’t restrict yourself with the standard styles. Make use of small, elegant overflowing bowls or maybe classy custom water screens to produce an outdoor ambiance that looks like an all-natural extension of the indoor space. Add a fireplace next to the pool along with a beautiful pergola to finish this graceful look. Keep in mind that the waterfall feature you pick must seamlessly align with the larger design theme of the backdrop.

CALMING

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Catalina Pools and Design

The modern pool looks elegant with classic stonework and waterfall.

CREEKSIDE

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Creekside Pool and Spas

Have fun swimming in this tropical pool with slides, steps, and walls that you can climb.

OUTDOOR RETREAT

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Creative Design Construction, Inc.

The complex stone waterfall brings life and movement to the pool.

POOL PATIO

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Paul Massad Landscaping

This rustic pool has a waterfall coming from the hot tub.

Benefits Of Installing Pool Waterfall 

Outside of the apparent ambiance, you will find a variety of advantages of having a waterfall feature inside your pool. First is water circulation. Waterfalls keep water moving throughout your swimming pool, which will help maintain your water clean. Working together with your pool pump, the extra airflow and circulation can help consistently disperse chemicals throughout your pool and move the water through your purification system. It also helps with temperature regulation when you reside in particularly hot weather. Waterfalls are practically an absolute necessity in your swimming pool. The constant moving water introduces much more air, which will help cool the typical water temperature in your swimming pool, assisting you to remain calm under the baking hot sun. 

TRANSITIONAL

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Pool Logic Design & Construction

Water and fire—a combo that is hard to beat for a perfect outdoor retreat.

CUSTOM SHAPE

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Fig Tree Construction

This outdoor area offers relaxation and peace like no other.

RUSTIC BACKYARD

Catalina Pools and Design

The flagstones are perfect for this rustic backyard and pool.

RESIN FOUNTAIN

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Outdoor Living Systems

Nothing beats a big slab of rock when you want a natural-looking waterfall.

Waterfalls also help with sound blocking. The soothing rush of water flowing through your waterfall acts as an all-natural sound barrier to various other sounds close to you. Whether your neighbors are extremely noisy on the holidays, you live close to a hectic street, or you just want some privacy from possible eavesdroppers, a waterfall can help drown out the sound and make an extremely relaxing environment. For aesthetics, waterfalls are marvelous structures when built appropriately. The range of choices in design, materials you can use, and the place you put the waterfall in your pool structure are almost limitless. An effective waterfall is able to help your pool stand out among everybody else. Personally, I am a fan of utilizing natural stone to create waterfalls—it blends in together with the surrounding landscape perfectly.

EDGE POOL

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Neave Group Outdoor Solutions

A three-level pool with waterfall and amazing lush view.

RUSTIC BRICK

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Catalina Pools and Design

Brick and stones for this rustic backyard pool in Atlanta.

NATURAL SLIDE

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Distinguished Pools

If you have kids, they will love this slide and rope swing!

WATER FEATURE

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Munie Leisure Center

The multi-colored rock feature offers a ton of character to this pool.

On the other hand, allow us to share several of the possible drawbacks of waterfalls that you will want to remember. As with every additional water feature that you add in your swimming pool, a waterfall adds much more maintenance tasks in your typical to-do checklist. If you’re using stone, mineral and calcium deposits are able to build up at the foundation of the rocks that you will want to clean out frequently. Look out for synthetic erosion of stones too. In addition, waterfalls clearly include additional cost to your original pool design and installation. Based on the supplies that you will use and design complexity in including a waterfall, it can set you back between $2,000 to $20,000 in addition to the price of the swimming pool.

BOULDER ROCK

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Matthew Giampietro Garden Design

Stone staircase and boulder rock waterfalls for this tropical pool.

HIGH LAND

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Creekside Pool and Spas

Enjoy amazing views while having a dip in this breathtaking pool.

POOL & SPA

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Outdoor Living Systems

This classic pool has a built-in waterfall, slide, grotto, and spa.

MOUNTAINSIDE

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Catalina Pools and Design

A rustic pool with fountain and falls in the midst of the woods.

Kinds Of Pool Water Features 

Discover the various types of pool water features before shopping and consult with an expert to ensure that it is logistically easy to install specific types. Some simply might not work together with your swimming pool, while others might develop a water world beyond your imagination. The primary features types include: 

Fountain – A wide range of styles are offered, from spillovers to floating.

Waterfall – Often constructed with boulders or maybe rocks (faux and real) as part of naturalistic pool design, waterfalls are among the most widely used water features when combined with swimming pools for small yards.

Water wall – Just like it sounds, a waterfall spills out from a horizontal spout put on waterfalls decor or tiled wall close to the swimming pool.

Rain curtain – A narrow and sometimes a wide curtain or sheet of water generally installed on a wall, or overhang, pergola roof, which goes into the swimming pool.

Pool deck jets – Often known as a pencil jet or laminar, this particular kind of water pool fountain is fitted into pool decking and shoots a narrow, arching stream of water into the swimming pool. Mist, fog, & misting systems are created to produce a curtain of mist and will bring down temperatures by as much as 30 degrees.

Statuary – Much like a sconce, but a sculpture is generally figural-animal, bird, fish, or person. Water typically bubbles out or even shoots a stream.

WEST COAST

Alan Smith Pool Plastering & Construction

The lap pool has classic backyard stone & a rock elevation with waterfall.

TROPICAL RETREAT

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SURROUNDS Landscape Architecture + Construction

This tropical retreat features a waterfall and a classic Chickee hut.

VICTORIAN

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CMHP Design, LLC

This two-level custom-shaped pool looks like a lagoon with the waterfall.

HARDSCAPE

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Construction Landscape, LLC.

An indoor pool with waterfall and tropical plantings to soften the hardscape.

Scupper – Much like a sconce, this is usually a slot or even spout connected to a wall or even pedestal. Water flow styles are chute, sheet, and trough.

Sheer descent – Looking like a thin sheet of glass, this particular kind of waterfall drops or perhaps forms an arc as it flows away from the pool wall. The opening of a sheer descent is able to vary from half a foot to several feet wide. It’s generally mounted flush with a top surface.

Sconce -A beautiful element linked to pool walls out of which narrow streams of water pour. Sconces can be shapes, or vessels, urns, architectural pieces, or characters such as animals.

Bubblers – Also known as gushers, bubblers are very small jets in the floors of a shallow surface of the pool that shoots streams of water that gurgles and bubbles up; heights of the streams could be modified.

Spillover Spa – An integrated custom-designed spa elevated above the swimming pool serves as a kind of utilitarian water fountain as it spills and trickles into the pool.

Pool deck jets – Often known as a pencil jet or laminar, this particular kind of water pool fountain is fitted into pool decking and shoots a narrow, arching stream of water into the swimming pool. Mist, fog, & misting systems are created to produce a curtain of mist and will bring down temperatures by as much as 30 degrees.

Statuary – Much like a sconce, but a sculpture is generally figural-animal, bird, fish, or person. Water typically bubbles out or even shoots a stream.

CRAFTMANSHIP

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Distinguished Pools

A hanging bridge, spa, and waterfall for this stunning backyard retreat.

LAKESIDE

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Viator & Associates Inc

The infinity pool features a waterfall that descends to the lower level part.

FARMHOUSE

Hill Country Rock

Bring life to your backyard by having a rustic pool complete with waterfall.

POOL FOUNTAIN

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Total Pool & Patio, LLC

Be close to nature with a pool with natural stones and waterfalls.

Final Thoughts

To produce the best, luxury outdoor space, including a custom pool with waterfall, will be the best option. Regardless of your style, waterfalls can add that additional wow factor you’re searching for. We hope you enjoy our gallery of waterfall for pools to improve your backyard ambiance. You can use your creativity to make your very own, too. If you’ve got a lovely landscape, an all-natural pool could be seamlessly integrated into your yard, which will just maximize the appeal of your space. These pools typically are created using natural materials, like stone, and do not look manmade. Some decide to develop gardens across the edges of natural pools, so they’ll further blend in together with your lawn. Including a waterfall to this kind of pool is going to create an unbelievable backyard ambiance. 

INFINITY EDGE

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Alka Pool Construction Ltd

I bet you wouldn’t want to leave the spot if you have this awesome view.

MULTI-LEVEL

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CAVINESS LANDSCAPE DESIGN, INC.

Natural boulder waterfall equipped with a built-in lighting fixture.

You are able to have these waterfalls emerge from stacked stones and put straight to your pool. And apart from adding to the appearance of your pool, it makes an enjoyable place to splash around too. For something much less intense, you can cascade these waterfalls down a number of layered rocks steadily. You’ll still need that “babbling brook” sound, but it will not be an overwhelming centerpiece to the natural swimming pool.

Clearly, the look of our swimming pool is going to be improved by adding a waterfall. It can create a soothing sound from the streaming water. Water features like those you’ve seen above could positively produce a really strong effect on the backyard environment. Indeed, including a little fountain spraying across the pool is able to make an incredible characteristic. With that, we have no doubt that pool waterfall fountains can give a very good pool view in your house, right?

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