The recirculating water is recycled meaning that this is entirely self-containing, so you do not need to hook up to mains water or electricity. This solar-paneled water feature is portable for your ease and convenience to place wherever you would like, on your porch, patio, or in your garden.The Feather Falls will definitely be a stylish piece to add to your garden that will provide hours of admiration and soothing relaxation - and will definitely add a finishing touch to your beautiful garden. Automatically switched between solar and battery, depending on sunlight. Battery enables the fountain to operate in the evening. No electricity needed - costs nothing to run! Perfect for any garden, patio or balcony.