Sprinkler at Rivington Underground Water Leak Continues to Worsen

For years the water leaked in small pools despite community members reporting directly to city agencies. It worsens daily now and creates a mosquito breeding pond outside the Garden children’s area and the playground. It wastes water and likely does damage underground.

As the city heats up, sprinklers need to be kept on for children to cool off. The Council Member’s funding for the playground’s renovation is deeply appreciated and a few years away. We need a fix now.

Meanwhile the Department of Design and Construction replaces old water mains on both sides of the Park…

Call 311, get the complaint number, if you don’t get a satisfactory response? Send it to the Community Board 3 District Office. They will follow up –


212-533-5300 x205


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