But wait, there's more good news! According to the Memorial spokesperson, the new blue water has gotten such "a great response" that they're thinking about continuing to add that sparkling Ty-D-Bol™ for a while longer. Even though the fountains are now clean, its waters will run blue at least through July 4, if not longer.Um... no, OK? Please, just... no.
Thursday, June 29, 2006
UPDATE: Yes, It's the Ty-D-Bol Memorial Fountain
I'm pleased to say that both the Washington Post's Free Ride blog and DCist heard my anguished cry about the suddenly unstylish Navy Memorial Fountain. DCist, bless their heart, actually did some of that reporting stuff all the kids are talking about and received confirmation from the Navy Memorial that, indeed, it's blue-tinted cleaning fluid meant to flush out all the built-up algae. But here's the scary part: