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 start of the bridge of the sea. Being by the ocean the dwarves have come to love the color blue. Entranced by microlines beauty they began contruction of this bridge to honor the sea. Only the base and the bare minimum of walkway have been completed. The Tower of the whirlpool is being contructed as one end terminus of the bridge. - 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....