It may be the clearest sign of warmer weather yet: the Point State Park fountain.
Emergency crews and firefighters are on the scene in Highland Park after a vehicle crashed onto its roof in a fountain.
The reason for the maintenance is to check and re-focus the new fancy lighting – and to get rid of algae that bloomed in the exceptionally hot weather we had.
The Allegheny County Health Department is testing the water in the fountain at Pittsburgh’s Point State Park after a recent visitor was diagnosed with Legionnaire’s disease, which is commonly spread by waterborne bacteria.
The arts are already out and the food vendors are all that’s left to pack up after 10 days of the Arts Festival in Gateway Center and The Point.
After four years, and a multi-million dollar refurbishing, they’re turning the fountain back on at Point State Park.
It’s all systems are go for a big weekend in Pittsburgh.
After years of repair, the focal point of the point is reopening.
Since 1974, the fountain at the confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers has been the iconic mark of Pittsburgh, but now the fountain is a hollow empty shell. However, he says construction on a new fountain is about to begin.