Pipeline Break in Grand Canyon National Park Leads to Inner Canyon Water Conservation

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Date: May 5, 2015
Contact: Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski, 928-638-7958

Grand Canyon, AZ –A break in the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline late on Monday, May 4th has resulted in the implementation of water conservation measures for the inner canyon and no water availability at Roaring Springs or Cottonwood.

Crews have located the break and are preparing to begin repairs tomorrow, Wednesday, May 6th.Hikers should be self-sufficient and be prepared to carry or treat all drinking water.

All Grand Canyon National Park trails remain open. The National Park Service encourages all hikers to be prepared and to Hike Smart. More information is available on the park website at https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit/hike-tips.htm. An update will be issued when repairs are complete.

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is currently closed and is scheduled to open for the season on May 15th. For additional information about visiting Grand Canyon please visit https://www.nps.gov/grca/planyourvisit.htm.

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Last updated: May 5, 2015

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