Many swim in fountain at Waterfront Park despite dangers

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Posted on June 8, 2011 at 5:55 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 8 at 6:03 PM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - With temperatures creeping toward record highs for the past week, people are looking for any way to cool off.

But as WHAS11's Brooke Katz found, there's one spot in town you should probably avoid.

While there is a sign warning that the water in the fountain at Waterfront Park contains high levels of hydrogen, people still swim in the water.

There are no lifeguards on duty and there could be things like broken glass on the bottom.

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