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    Chattahoochee River

    National Recreation Area Georgia

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Partial Park Closure due to Water Main Break 7/22/05

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Date: July 22, 2005
Contact: Nancy Poe, Chief of Resource Education, 678-538-1241

At 5:20 a.m. this morning, a 54" water main located within park boundaries at Cochran Shoals broke causing a 25' x 25' hole with up to 500,000 gallons of water released onto the park grounds. Cobb County - Marietta Water Authority has brought in heavy equipment to repair the water main break.

Until the water receeds, the true extent of the damage will not be known.

At this time, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Cochran Shoals unit will be closed at Interstate North until further notice. Park visitors may continue to access the park at the Columns Drive entrance.

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Life Jackets Required

A U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is required for each person onboard a watercraft. Any child under the age of 13 is required to wear a PFD while the watercraft is underway. A watercraft is defined as any boat, inner tube, air mattress, or any other floating device.