Thursday, September 20, 2012

Fountain Hills mulls giving new life to avenue

The Avenue of the Fountains, a prominent destination for events and businesses in downtown Fountain Hills, could be undergoing a major face-lift if the Town Council decides the time is right.

The avenue and medians, west of Saguaro Boulevard and the town's namesake fountain, now includes leaky fountains, dying trees, limited pedestrian accessibility and an outdated electrical system and inefficient irrigation system. It was built in the mid-1970s.

"We ran some numbers on the fountains, and we're estimating that the existing fountains are losing about 250,000 gallons of water a year combined," said Paul Mood, the town's development-services director.

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