What is a Sheer Descent Water Feature In A Swimming Pool?

A sheer descent is a type of water feature added to a swimming pool to create a certain visual effect. Sheer descent is actually a brand name of a waterfall manufactured by the Jandy/Zodiac Corporation. This water feature has become so popular that the term “sheer descent” is now used in reference to any straight, linear waterfall, regardless of the manufacturer.

Design & Construction by Genesis Pools, Visalia, CA, USA

Sheer Descent waterfalls produce a clear arc of water, projecting away from the pool wall. Sheer Descent Waterfalls are available in lengths from eight inches to eight feet. They can be adjusted to provide a wide range of water effects from a silent, glass-like sheet of water to a rushing mountain waterfall.


Design & Construction by Maryland Pools, Columbia, Maryland USA

Sheer descents are a popular design feature in new construction as well as remodels of existing pools or spas.

Design & Construction by Memphis Pool, Memphis TN, USA