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The River Remains Dry for Maintenance

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The River Remains Dry for Maintenance

CREATED Sep. 3, 2013

RANCHO MIRAGE - The water features and fountains at The River in Rancho Mirage make it a hot destination for many residents and tourists, but the main water feature has gone dry.

On July 8th, the water was drained as a preventative measure. The on-site mall manager says they're checking all water pipes and making sure everything is running smoothly. They're also hoping to prevent a repeat of last October when a pipe broke, forcing them to drain the whole property.
Many residents enjoy the water view while shopping saying it gives them a "cooling effect", and they want to see the water back; however there is no timeframe of when all the repairs will be done. The management says it could be weeks or even months before The River is revived with the flowing streams of water that people enjoy at the shopping mall.