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Grand Canyon National Park under water conservation measures following water pump failure

Water conservation guidelines in place at the South Rim, Desert View and Hermit's Rest

At Level 2, mandatory measures require that all concessions operations switch to disposable dishes and utensils, alter menus to use less water for food preparation and dish washing, adopt low water use for hotel room cleaning and serve drinking water at restaurants by request only.

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Snow melt and spring rains causing cloudy drinking water

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – Every spring Grand Canyon National Park experiences an increase in turbidity in the drinking water which is caused by snow melt and spring rains.