Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Geneva's Jet d'Eau

There's fast flowing water and then there's the Jet d'Eau.

Water leaves the nozzle at 200 km/h, driven by twin 500 kW turbines to reach 140 metres into the sky.

If the sun is out you can see a lovely rainbow:


O Docker said...

I've always wondered why the one in Canberra didn't make the earth spin funny.

Now I know why.

They've had to install this one to counterbalance it.

Nice photo.

JP said...

Exactly and well remembered :)