The Wood River Aquatic Center is apparently living on borrowed time. Maintenance and repair have nursed the pool through the last several years, but the city’s Recreation Supervisor says the time has come to have a serious discussion about the future of the facility. The latest development is the discovery of a leak, but not knowing exactly where it is.
That leak is responsible for the loss of about 25,000 gallons of water a day, but Jason woody says to find the leak and fix it might be more costly than to just pay for the water to maintain the proper levels.
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The city recently fixed the water slide after some structural issues were found during the prep for this season. The facility is 30 years old, and most experts say 20 years is the most you can expect to reliably get out of a water park of this type.