Pipeline Break Leads to Water Shortage at Phantom Ranch – date posted Jun 28, 2013

As a result of a series of breaks in the Trans-Canyon Water Pipeline, Phantom Ranch at the bottom of Grand Canyon is currently experiencing a water shortage. Visitors hiking to Phantom Ranch must be self-sufficient and be prepared to carry or treat all drinking water. In consultation with the National Park Service, Xanterra South Rim LLC has temporarily suspended its …

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Aug 8, 2013

There is a break in the transcanyon pipeline approximately five miles north of Phantom Ranch at the north end of the "Box". Repairs will start Aug 8 and, if all goes well, are expected to take approximately two days. During the shutdown of the waterline for repairs, drinking water will not be available at Roaring Springs or Cottonwood Campground. Please …