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Update: Grand Canyon lifts drinking water advisory on North Kaibab trails

Designated water bottle filling stations throughout the Grand Canyon National Park provide free spring water from the park's approved water supply, located at Roaring Springs. (NPS/Michael Quinn)

Designated water bottle filling stations throughout the Grand Canyon National Park provide free spring water from the park's approved water supply, located at Roaring Springs. (NPS/Michael Quinn)

Update:

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Effective immediately, the National Park Service is no longer recommending consumers

disinfect drinking water at the following locations: Manzanita Rest Area, Cottonwood Campground, Phantom Ranch, and the Bright Angel Campground. This disinfection recommendation was a precaution due to electrical issues with the chlorination system at Roaring Springs.

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — On June 26, the National Park Service (NPS) is issuing a drinking water advisory for Manzanita Rest Area, Cottonwood Campground and Phantom Ranch along the North Kaibab Trail within the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park.

All drinking water in these areas should be treated or boiled. These processes should be applied to water for any consumptive use including drinking, making ice, preparing food, brushing teeth and washing dishes. All other park drinking water is safe for consumption.

If treating water: Follow manufacturer’s instructions on water filtration systems and on water treatment tablets. If boiling water, allow water to boil for at least one minute.

Visitors and residents within all other areas of Grand Canyon National Park are not affected by the drinking water advisory.

The advisory will remain in effect for at least 48-hours or longer until the NPS and ADEQ are confident there is no longer a public health concern.

Information provided by NPS

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