I found this save file while going through old versions of DF. I started digging and found and aquifer. This fortress is a few years after that discovery. I have pretty much stopped work on this fortress after i upgraded to 40.d. In the conversion process it prevents you from altering dwarven professions.
A couple of notes:
Roughly 200 pumps were active at certain times to pierce the aquifer.
The power generation is over 2000 and most of it is used.
2 levels of aquifer were pierced. I believe it was a 44 by 44 hole.
One aquifer was tapped as a fountain, using the aquifer below as a drain.
One aquifer was walled off and floodgated to be used as a lake.
This is the power used for the pumps. It used up most of the trees on the map. It also ran into a problem when I converted to a newer version of DF. The output side of the pump stopped eating water. The caused the pumps to sieze. I tried a few different ways to resolve this issue and found the best way was to create a second aquifer dump behind the first. This succeeded and power resumed. - Zaltanek
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Submitted by: Doomender - 2009-06-06 to 1066 Early Autumn
Hey, nice fountain. I try to do the same basic theme, but my dwarves keep drowning. Maybe I should go for your method....