Dear PoP – “Why is this water fountain broken? Maybe the concession stand next to it?”


Photo by PoPville flickr user Wayan Vota

“Dear PoP,

See this water fountain in the shadow of the Washington Monument – why is it consistently broken? Could it be that the fountain is also in the shadow of the National Park Service snack and drink stand?”

I’m all for conspiracy theories but I gotta think the water fountain is just broken. Or am I being too naive? Have you guys noticed whether or not most water fountains work in the Park System? I feel like most of the ones I’ve tried to use are broken regardless if they are near a concession stand or not. It def. is frustrating though…

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