Been wondering why there's no water in the fountain outside the Century Center?
Carrboro's public works department turned the fountain off as part of its water conservation efforts in the fall of 2007
Now that the Water Supply Advisory has been rescinded (Sept. 11,
2008), Public Works Director George Seiz says his department plans to start it up again in time for the town's music festival September 28.
"We will continue with many of our other
water conservation efforts such as using reclaimed water where
possible (e.g. watering plants and street sweeping), and minimizing the
washing of vehicles," he writes in an e-mail. "Unfortunately, we cannot use reclaimed water in
the fountain since there is the possibility of folks coming in contact
with the water."