Categories for Fountain News & Updates

March 10 | Repairs Continue – Update

We are in the last phase of repairs that are made possible with the generous donations from the community. Thank you! On March 11th Hans Thiering Masonry and his crew began repairing Fountain Walk sidewalk and steps, and they also installed 10 more full balusters and one half baluster. The baluster replacements are complete and the sidewalk repairs are also...


March 1 | Update – Web Guru

Thank you for those who responded to our plea for help with updating our web site! We are working with someone to accomplish the redesign, so please stay tuned.

January 1 | Now that the drought is upon us…

A community member asks: I love this fountain. But since we’re in the middle of a terrible drought, I feel like the water should be turned off. Are there any plans to do this? Thank you. Our Response: I am pleased to hear that you love the fountain! Thank you for your concern, which we share. The water is recirculating,...


November 1 | Come See Our Repaired Balusters!

The work to repair damaged balusters has been taking place during October and is almost complete. The most damaged balusters have been replaced and our mason has done a lot of patching to the railings to preserve things a few more years.

October 22 | Report – October 2013

In addition to the nearly $20,000 you helped us raise since October 2011 through 2012, the community has donated over $55,000 in 2013 for this effort. We are pleased to report additional repair funds from the City of Berkeley: the Public Works Department has agreed to contribute $10,000and the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department $5,000. Our sincerest thanks to the City and all contributors. Over the last year, here is our progress...