Jubilee Fountain turned off
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The Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, Mary Bayliss, Cllr David Burbage and Mayor of the Royal Borough, Colin Rayner, opened the fountain on Thursday, July 12.
The £100,000 Jubilee Fountain, in The Goswells, was turned off on Tuesday night because of damage.
The hot weather, which peaked at 30.2C on Tuesday, has attracted hundreds of people to the new landmark, but it is not expected to be repaired until Saturday.
A council spokeswoman said an upper part had been broken off, but it is not clear how it happened.
The tribute to The Queen, in her Diamond Jubilee year, was reduced to a bubbly playground last week after vandals poured washing-up liquid into it.
The fountain, which cost £107,000 and was sponsored by council contractors ISS Waterers and developer contributions, is 25m long and at the centre has 60 water jets in the shape of a crown.
Timers within the fountain will vary the displays and lighting at the base of the feature will create a night-time display.