City offers water at outdoor public spaces

The city is looking to make the hot days ofsummer a little more comfortable.Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday announced a new program thatwill bring portable

NEW YORK - The city is looking to make the hot days ofsummer a little more comfortable.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday announced a new program thatwill bring portable water stations to public spaces around the citythis summer.

The Water-On-The-Go program will connect the stations to firehydrants so that people can take drinks or fill water bottles.They'll also have water bowls for pets.

The 10 stations will rotate through locations around the citylike Times Square and Brooklyn Bridge Park through Labor DayWeekend.

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