County Supervisors approve new Wild Rivers WaterPark
Forced to closed to make way for residentual housing, has been approved to rebuild on public land. Orange County Board of Supervisers voted 5-0 to approve a $30 Million, 25-year lease. The building project will be built on a 17 acre lot the county owns.
The land is part of the former El Toro Marine Corps base. The piece of land is between the Metrolink/Amtrak rail and Irvine's planned Orange County Great Park.The new Wild Rivers will feature all new water slides, attractions, themes and layouts, company president Mike Riedel said. Only a few iconic items were saved, such as a large clock from the former park for reuse. The goal is to open open the new water park to the public in May of 2014, Reidel said.
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