Just as water is the basis for all life on this planet, water brings life to a landscape in a number of ways. The movement of water brings both sound and motion. Water can bring wildlife into the yard, which is another way to bring in sound and motion. It can be used to house fish, which will definitely bring wildlife into the yard.
When lit at night, the lights will dance along with the water, creating a truly special effect. The sound of rushing, splashing, or trickling water can be used to drown out unwanted sounds. And strategically placed, a water feature can acts a a focal point, not only creating order in the landscape, but delighting the senses while indoors as well.