Zion National Park Seeks Public Comment on Irrigation System Upgrade Environmental Assessment
Contact: Kezia Nielsen, 435-772-0211
Contact: Marc Neidig, 435-772-0164
Zion National Park is seeking public comment on the environmental assessment (EA) that analyzed the impacts of a proposed upgrade to the irrigation system and diversion structure within the park. The proposed upgrade would decrease maintenance requirements for the open ditch system, decrease the use of culinary water for landscaping and increase the overall efficiency of the irrigation system. This irrigation system services park facilities in Zion Canyon from the south park boundary to Canyon Junction.
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