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The Trans Canyon Pipeline, built in 1965, has begun deteriorating rapidly in past few years and is in need of complete replacement.

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As park visitation continues to climb, Grand Canyon National Park has finalized a plan to provide water reliably to the South Rim and several locations below the rim.

By Erin Ford May 14, 2019
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Grand Canyon National Park back to Level 1 water conservation
Residents and visitors are encouraged to continue conserving water

After several weeks of pipeline breaks and water restrictions, water in storage tanks on the South Rim of Grand Canyon has reached sustainable levels.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News April 10, 2018
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Grand Canyon National Park remains in Level 2 water conservation measures because of water delivery system issues and may implement further restrictions next week.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News January 9, 2018
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NPS seeking public comment on proposal to replace Trans-Canyon Pipeline
Open house public scoping meetings to be held in Grand Canyon, Flagstaff

The National Park Service (NPS) is seeking public comment on a proposal to replace the obsolete Trans-Canyon Water Distribution Pipeline.

By Erin Ford July 11, 2017
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Utility repairs top Grand Canyon's deferred maintenance needs
Trans Canyon Pipeline, North Rim water system make up majority of park's $370 million repair estimate

As the National Park Service faces an uncertain budgetary future, two senators introduced a bi-partisan bill aimed at chiseling away the agency’s $12 billion deferred maintenance backlog.

By Erin Ford April 11, 2017
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