Contaminated fountains now clean, ready for summer - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Contaminated fountains now clean, ready for summer

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(WMC-TV) – Children and adults are frolicking once again in the fountains at Civic Center Plaza in downtown Memphis. The fountains have actually been back on for a while now, but had been shut down because of contaminated water.

There was also an issue with the water not being properly recycled. Something city officials say is no longer a concern.

CAO George Little said, "It is being circulated, it is being filtered, it is being chlorinated, and it's cool for the kids."

The city does not recommend drinking the fountain water and discourages people from bathing in it.

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