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KATHERINE LANDING FISH CLEANER NOW OPEN

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Date: March 26, 2009
Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

 

For Immediate Release: March 26, 2009

Release No.: 2009-11

Contact: Andrew S. Muñoz, 702-293-8691

KATHERINE LANDING FISH CLEANER NOW OPEN

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. - The National Park Service has opened the newly constructed fish cleaner at Katherine Landing for public use. Construction on the new fish cleaner began in Feburary and lasted for about two months.

The $125,000 project was funded in cooperation with Mohave County Parks Department and the Arizona State Parks Board with $54,000 coming from the Arizona State Lake Improvement Fund.

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Did You Know?

Hoover Dam In Take Towers

Lake Mead was named in honor of Dr. Elwood Mead. As Commissioner of Reclamation from 1924 - 1936, he drafted new specifications for a giant project that would dam the Colorado River and create the world's (at that time) largest artificial lake.