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Reflecting Pool Annual Cleaning

The Capitol Reflecting Pool is located at the eastern end of the National Mall in Washington, DC.

Capitol Grounds will drain, inspect and clean the Capitol Reflecting Pool, as well as complete concrete patching of problem areas.

The pool will be drained on November 3, 2014 and will be refilled prior to November 8, 2014.

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