Châteaux de la Loire Chaumont

Unusual Water Tower – Château d'eau étonnant

photo_134_water_towerThis unusual construction is a water tower which ingeniously supplied running water to the nearby château.
Cette construction étonnante est un château d’eau qui alimentait le château en eau courante.

4 replies on “Unusual Water Tower – Château d'eau étonnant”

I don’t think it’s used any more. It’s a very ingenious system, but I took the photo last year and neither Jean Michel nor I can remember how it works. I’ll check when we go to the garden festival during the summer.

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