ECHO PARK — The three jets of water that shoot out of the middle of Echo Park Lake have become a neighborhood landmark since they were installed during the 1984 Olympics. But in recent weeks, park goers and passersby have noticed that the fountain has been running only half as high as normal. One the formerly graceful geyers now resembles water gushing out of a broken fire hydrant. A resident who lives near the lake also noted that the fountains have not been illuminated at night for quite some time.What’s going on?
“We are experiencing some issues with the pump,” said Rose Watson, spokeswoman for the Department of Recreation and Parks. “Our maintenance crew is working on it and they are monitoring the water levels closely as well.”
It’s not clear when the fountains or the lighting will be fixed . Until, then here are are couple of photos and videos showing the fountain in full glory:
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