About 10 workers drained the murky, algae-filled water 16 May, scrubbing out the fountain to heal a long-standing eyesore.

The civil servants redecorated the garden, trimmed trees and chemically cleaned the sculpture with long brushes. Finally, the dolphins themselves got the wet-towel treatment.

The work drew crowds of residents happy to see that government workers, however belatedly, were finally putting their tax money to work.

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