Cloudy drinking water at the Grand Canyon

Park officials say the drinking water does not pose a public health risk and is normal this time of year.

If you are up at the Grand Canyon in the next few days, you may encounter cloudy drinking water.

Grand Canyon National Park officials say it’s normal this time of year. The water gets that way due to increased water flows through rock formations.

They say the water doesn't pose a public health risk but that they increase chlorine treatment of the water because the turbidity can interfere with the disinfection process.

For more information: Grand Canyon water quality

Related story: Visiting the Grand Canyon during spring break

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