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Great Park; Irvine finds new location for bigger Wild Rivers water park

Jan 16, 2020 - Orange County Register (California)

Fans of Irvine ’s Wild Rivers might have a reason to rejoice as city officials have found a viable location for a new park and reached a tentative agreement with the park’s owner, who has been eager to rebuild.

After a 25-year run, the original water park closed in 2011 when its landlord, the Irvine Co., decided after several lease extensions to move ahead with building 1,750 apartments on the property. Wild Rivers owner Mike Riedel has been working with the city for several years to f...