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During the flooding a few weeks ago, there was damage to the pump room that handles the water features at the Yards Park. At the time, the Capitol Riverfront BID (which handles the park's maintenance) had hoped that the waterfall, splash pool, and fountains would be up and running by Memorial Day weekend.
Alas, in a letter being posted at the park, the BID says that there is now no time frame for when these features will be back in action. It still has not been determined whether the damaged pumps can be fixed or will need to be replaced altogether.
The BID does say that their goal "is to find a long-term solution and to take steps that will prevent this kind of incident from happening again in the future."
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conngs0 says: (5/23/14 12:59 PM)
I'm glad the BID is considering the long-term in repairing the water pumps in such a way that they don't repeatedly become incapacitated due to the exposure to... wait for it... water.


Gamble Rogers says: (5/29/14 1:39 PM)
What a bummer. Considering the amount of foot traffic the water features bring to Yards Park -- and that was before so many new businesses opened -- I bet the BID will find a way to repair the pumps soon.

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