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Aspinwall sprinkler pool clogged 3 times with mulch

Tawnya Panizzi
Aspinwall public works employees have been called three times to unclog the sprinkler pool because of children stuffing mulch in the drain, officials said.

Members of the Aspinwall public works department are becoming frequent visitors to the borough’s sprinkler pool at the Field Avenue playground — but it’s not to cool off.

Manager Melissa Lang said the pool’s drain has been clogged with mulch or other debris three times in the span of a week.

The baby pool and its sprinkler are a favorite summer spot for children to cool off, but residents are being asked to monitor their children to prevent damage.

The borough posted on Facebook asking parents to “please not let your children stop, clog or touch the drain of the sprinkler.”

Once the pool is filled because of a clogged drain, the sprinkler deactivates, Lang said.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121 x1512, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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