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  • FridayGirl

    Did they fix the overflow from last week (and last year) yet? I didn’t walk by it this morning but it was really streaming down 16th/W St last Friday. Not cool.

    • L

      nope. I was there yesterday, and was so pleasantly surprised to see it on!! But alas, when I got to the bottom, I saw the overflow problem was back. oy.

      • FridayGirl

        Oi! It might just be me but frankly I’d rather have it off if it’s going to overflow. What a waste of water (and it makes the surrounding area all muddy.)

        • L

          I know, I hate to think of how much water goes to waste! Sounds like from a more recent comment that it is under control this morning. I hope it stays that way! It really is gorgeous when the fountain is running properly.

  • Katie

    No progress on the flooding. I walked by yesterday afternoon and the whole lower level was a disaster. There was a significant amount of water moving down W street and the 15th street bike lane.

    Bets on how long before they shut it off again?

  • wdc

    No flooding as of 9am today! But it was only recently resolved– the ground was still damp.

    • FridayGirl

      Oh phew. I hope it stays that way. Thanks for the update!!!

  • IDontGetIt

    Thanks Trump!

    • wdc

      It’s because of Obama’s weakness on fountain maintenance. Trump’s hardline stance against the NPS should get them to straighten up.

  • AMD

    Need to get the bottom fountains on as well. Otherwise just a stagnant Zika breeding pond.

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