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Floating East River Pool Inches Closer to Reality with Mini Float Lab

by , 04/10/14
filed under: New York City, News

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The team behind the + Pool, a floating pool proposed for the East River, has launched a mini version of their design to test its water filtering abilities. Called the Float Lab, the model will be tested in the Hudson River and if all goes well, the + Pool team hopes to upgrade to a large-scale iteration this summer.

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