Water flows from the lion’s mouth to the middle level where it where it all falls down into the bottom pool where it recirculates with help from an electric recirculating pump. No plumbing is required. *Color can vary slightly on each fountain. Lighting can be different indoors and out as well as differences in computer monitor lighting. Some fountains may appear darker because of the lighting in the room. Therefore slight color variation is not a cause for return. Features of the Regal Lion Outdoor Water Fountain with LED Lights: Dimensions: 24” W x 17” D x 39.5” H weighs 46 lbs Durable polyresin and fiberglass material Fountain includes LED lights in the bottom level and top level with a separate plugin for the lights a splash guard in the top tier to prevent water from splashing out and a submersible electric pump so no plumbing is required all you have to do is plug it into a standard outdoor electrical outlet. Fountain runs on a Jebao 3500 recirculating electric submersible pump with a 1” hose diameter.