The role of cities in the natural cycle of water is crucial. Managing water resources in a global focus throughout the water cycle in a responsible manner is essential and includes the supply of water available, sewer and storm water retention, and public fountains ornamental lakes, beaches and water consumption in the city.
Barcelona city has a rich collection of public and ornamental fountains of great natural, historical, social and cultural value.
Annual maintenance works are currently being carried out on the city's ornamental fountains and lakes. A number of water facilities may be temporary out of order. Please consult the oficial site for more information www.bcn.cat/mediambient.
The Magic Fountain and the fountain pools of the avenue Maria Cristina will see their functioning altered before and during the Mercè festival.
The municipal installations are expanding their timetable and are now offering the water, light and color performance from Thursday to Sunday, 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm, through October 30th. Don't miss out!
This summer, the Magic Fountain debuts new choreography to the most current hits, do not miss it!
The Fonts Bcn app allows you to locate any of the city's 1,600 drinking-water fountains.
The Magic Fountain and Maria Cristina Avenue will also be part of the line-up for the 2014 Mercè festival. So don't miss out!
For the second year running, all of Barcelona's eight beaches have obtained blue flags, which certify that they have clean sand and water, easy access, good signposting and environmental education campaigns.
L'estel ferit [The wounded star] by Rebecca Horn or Peix [Fish] by Frank Gehry are just some of the works on Sant Sebastià, Barceloneta and Nova Icària beaches. Discover them all!
This summer, Sant Sebastià beach once again becomes an open-air cinema, with independent films that have already been screened at the best film festivals in Catalonia.
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