Barcelona’s ornamental fountains

Fuentes ornamentales de Barcelona

Barcelona’s ornamental fountains

Public service maintenance of the ornamental fountains in the city, as well as its conservation and repair, personnel services, equipment and resources, to execute all the services required to maintain all the fountains in a great condition.

Barcelona Municipal Council
May 2010 - April 2014
Type of service:
Fountains, beaches and rivers

The service involves maintaining 230 fountains, with their different shapes, sizes and workings. The types include fountains with water games, cybernetic fountains and water curtains.

The service provided covers the districts of Ciutat Vella, Eixample, Sants-Montjuïc, Les Corts, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Gràcia and Horta Guinardó. The contract also contemplates the 50 fountains of the María Cristina/Magic Fountain complex on Montjuïc.


Technical data

Scheduled work

Surface, bottom and structure cleaning.

Preventative and corrective maintenance of electric, mechanical and hydraulic installations.

Special Magic Fountain work

Management of music performances.

Technical stoppages.

Other work

Emergency work.

Water quality control.

Technical work or reports.

Other services at the request of management.