The Fountain of Life in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

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The Fountain  of Life is a large bronze sculpture dedicated to water. It is located in the “Macroplaza” of Monterrey.

It was designed by the Spanish sculptor Luis Sanguino and was erected by the State Government in December 1984. The sculpture consists of a figure of Neptune, the Roman god of ancient seas and oceans and eight other figures, including lions , horses and women. The Fountain was made to commemorate the Hydraulic Plan that, among other developments, including the construction of the Cerro Prieto Dam; This hydraulic plan had intended to mainly solve the problem of water supply in the metropolitan area of Monterrey.