Geneva’s Jet d’Eau

Tuesday, 28th February 2006 by

At the point where Lake Geneva empties into the Rhone River, you can hardly miss the spectacular Jet d'Eau - a 140 metre jet of water, and officially the world's largest fountain. Two groups of pumps spray an astonishing 500 litres of water per second into the air at 200 km/h - meaning that at any given time there's about 2,000 litres of water in the air! You can see just how huge it is in this view from Cathedrale St. Pierre on Wikipedia

Yet another 'world's largest'! Will they ever end?

Thanks: Allan, Maite Elguero