The Rotary Spray park regains its infamous fountain.

It was announced that earlier this summer the fountain in the Rotary Park near the World's Largest Dinosaur would be without a fountain. The fountain, a local staple for those who live in the valley and a popular resting place for families from all over the world, is now back up and running.

"They finished the work over the weekend and it all looks good at the moment," explains the Town of Drumheller's Communications Officer, Julia Fielding.

The fountain has been re-piped and is now in the process of being flushed and tested to inspect if water levels match safety protocols in line with Alberta Health.

"Currently, the water is in there but they've had to send it for testing," said Fielding. "When they (Alberta Health) give us the go ahead, we will open it to the public."

The Rotary Park fountain will be active for the rest of the summer season and it would seem just in time for time to escape the remainder of this summer heat.

"It makes a huge difference, right!" concluded Fielding. "It's wonderful down there."

More Local News

River Levels Looking Good According to CAO

The familiar sound of ice cracking on the Red Deer River has started the thawing process into the spring season, but for many, the sound sets people's teeth on edge for it was only a year ago when…

UPDATE: Drumheller RCMP Say McDonald's Bomb Threat a Hoax

A scary phone call to the Drumheller McDonald's had police evacuating the area over the weekend. According to Corporal Rachel Pergunas of the Drumheller RCMP, it turned out to be a hoax.

Lockdown at the Drumheller Institution

On March 24, 2019, at about 9:00 AM, a lockdown was put in place in the medium security unit at Drumheller Institution.

Vacant Lots Affecting Properties in the Valley

Vacant properties are starting to increase in numbers around town, and in some cases, the owners of the property live out of Alberta. This can be problematic when issues arise on the properties. Jeff…

Teaching Entrepreneurship Across Seas

Chris Curtis recently returned from a trip to Portugal where he passed on knowledge and expertise on entrepreneurship to instructors, such as teachers who want to help their students, or municipal…

Voting Possible For Those Out Of The Country

With the provincial election now being called, it brings into question what happens to those who may be wintering out of the country but still want to mark their X for their candidate in their riding.

Local MP Voices Concern on China's Canola Ban

Currently, China is unwilling to work with our government on the trade of canola, which is something that has farmers in our area very concerned. We reached out to our Member of Parliament for Battle…

(GALLERY) DVSS Celebrates International Education

Drumheller Valley Secondary School hosted their annual International Day celebrations on Friday, March 22. The event showcases the many different countries represented by International Students in…

Dry Basements, Happy Homeowners

Spring is here, the snow is melting and with that comes more water. While we are out enjoying the sunshine, you might want to take a second to check your basements.

More Support For The Vogel Family

A local family continues to search for a kidney for one of their family members and another local business has offered to step up and help. Hi-way 9 Express, which has multiple locations throughout…

DrumhellerOnline.com is Drumheller's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login