Demi Fortuna is Director of Product Information for industry leader Atlantic Water Gardens, traveling and working with contractors and distributors alike in developing targeted Atlantic sales support materials. Fortuna has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of water garden design and construction, the last ten years in product research, development, sales and product training. When he isn't presenting complex topics via seminars and lectures in an accessible, enjoyable manner, he can usually be found up to his elbows in pond slime working with his two sons, Edwin and Ely, in their water feature design/build business August Moon Designs.

Getting the Most Out of Your Pumps

By Demi Fortuna / January 1, 2011 / 0 Comments

Does pipe size make a difference in Pump performance? Yes, learn from 25-year water feature expert. Easy to follow Flow Rate diagrams. See how you may be undersizing the pipe/tubing sizes in your installations. Help your clients by providing well-optimized pond systems that get the most out of every pump.

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Pond Design | When Two Pumps are Better than One

By Demi Fortuna / March 14, 2008 / 2 Comments

My first pond project was a disaster. I had built two large, shallow bowls, one 50´ x 25´ and the second 30´ x 40´, connected by a 20´ stream, in a new subdivision on Long Island, NY, and I was in trouble. Not only had I gone over board and over budget on 11 1/2˝ […]

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