Now an artificial reservoir, a decorative pond on a private plot is a common phenomenon, but once it was a rarity and the privilege of very wealthy people. Decorative ponds, as well as swimming ponds, experienced their own ups and downs. Let us consider how the history of artificial reservoirs began.
From ancient times to the present day, mankind always lives near water, which is our source of life. Be sure to close to the settlements had to be a river, lake or other body of water. This is understandable, since with the help of water people solved most of their everyday problems. The running water of the rivers was used, for example, for mills, and the hostess washed clothes in running water. Water was used for swimming, for cooking and other household needs, which over time became more and more. Continue reading