Round Hill Spray Park reopens after weeklong closure |

Round Hill Spray Park reopens after weeklong closure

Brian C. Rittmeyer
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Ryan Shannon of Speers waits to get splashed by his daughter, Paige,2, as his son Vaughn,4, watches them at the Water Lily, water playground at Round Hill Park in Elizabeth, On Monday, June, 17,2013.

Round Hill Spray Park is reopening on Friday after having been closed for a week, the Allegheny County parks and health departments announced.

The Elizabeth Township spray park had been closed since Aug. 2 because bacteria levels in the water exceeded Health Department regulations.

The system was drained of water, cleaned and refilled with fresh water, which the county said was “super-chlorinated” to sanitize all plumbing and fixtures.


The Health Department tested the water and approved reopening it.

The park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Brian C. Rittmeyer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Brian at 724-226-4701, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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