Having a fountain with a basin is both aesthetic and practical for you and your family. Basins add an expansive structure to your piece that will equate to strength and prosperity in its design. Basins act a pool to enjoy the water that is a bit calmer than that which is flowing down several tiers. Also, basins add amazing practicality to your your water feature because they catch excess splash. They also have a large water capacity. Both of these consequences result in less maintenance for you in terms of how often you will need to replenish the water.