January 1, 2014 | Now that the drought is upon us…Leave your thoughts | Categorised in: Fountain News & Updates
A community member asks:
I love this fountain. But since we’re in the middle of a terrible drought, I feel like the water should be turned off. Are there any plans to do this?
I am pleased to hear that you love the fountain!
Thank you for your concern, which we share. The water is recirculating, thus it does not require additional water to keep it running. As far as maintenance, the City will not drain the fountain to clean it, and this will help conserve the water usage. We will, of course, follow any guidelines that are mandatory, should this happen. The Fountain recirculates its water, as briefly mentioned in this KRON video: People That Don’t Conserve Water Behave Badly