Pondless Backyard Fountain Pond and Waterfall. Even without the fountain, which in Az will grow algae like nobody's business, I think the idea of softening up the patio with a little rock garden with plants mixed in.
Water Features for Any Budget. water features can help turn your landscape into something special, providing a focal point and attracting wildlife. Dive into these water features and come up with some great ideas for your own backyard.
A pondless waterfall saves space and reduces workload. If you would like a water feature in your yard but would rather skip all the cleaning and algae removal and what not that goes with a pond check out this waterfall how to from Backyard Design Ideas.
How to build a beautiful back yard pond and water feature cheaply! Absolutely love having water features in a garden area/backyard. I will tuck this idea away for when I have a yard I can vandalize and rebuild :)