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The city council of Salou will make improvements in the fontains of the Jaume I promenade

The City Council will allocate a game of 250,000 euros in the sources

Salou. Costa Dorada. 25 May 2018. The four fountains of the Paseo Jaume I of Salou will receive improvements that the City has budgeted at 250,000 euros and will be made during the next winter. These works will be carried out in the Cybernetic fountain, the source of Carles Buïgas, and the two interactive fountains along the promenade.

On the one hand, the cybernetic source in front of the Tourist Board and located very close to the Port and the Espigó del Moll, will host the main technical reform planned for this fall. The will of the government is to generate new shows of water, light and music that suppose a very important tourist attraction and therefore, with the changes that will be introduced -with a new control system in open- it will be possible to replace the current artistic composition with others that They will be programmed in different days and hours, in addition to creating new shows. The councilman of Territorial Management, Marc Montagut, has pointed out that the maintenance of this source is too expensive and that therefore an investment is made to reduce costs and improve performance. This singular source, inaugurated in 2007, will act by modifying all the solenoid valves of the hydraulic system, the electrical system and the actuators; all with an investment "that will save maintenance costs, increasing performance and spectacular shows, in addition to streamlining the water jets," said Montagut.
foiuntain realization of the Buïgas Technical Office, and, in fact, it was Carles Buïgas himself, ideologist of the Montjuïc fountains in Barcelona who It opened in 1973. This fountain that combines music and light - located in the Francesc Germà square - already underwent a profound remodeling in 2010 but now, after years of use, it accumulates some deficiencies that must be resolved. Thus, according to the technical indications, the pneumatic system must be modified by renewing valves, actuators and water compressors, as well as the perimeter bulbs that will be replaced by others of the latest generation that reduce electricity consumption and improve lighting. Finally, interactive fountains 1 and 2 will also renew all the lighting by changing it by LEDs and changing the control system.

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