Water features are great for creating a little getaway in the backyard as it promotes relaxation by reducing the noise pollution and purifying the air which has proven to help decrease your stress. The reason a water feature helps purify the surrounding air is because all running water creates negative ions which attract harmful particles such as dust, pollen and toxins.
Installing an outdoor water feature is also great for bring more local wildlife into your backyard including birds and insects such as butterflies and bees as they are naturally drawn to a water source.
Water features can also be used as a practical solution to a problem within your backyard. for example if there’s an area of your yard that is constantly damp or waterlogged you can put a water feature in the area to resolve the problem