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Grand Canyon flooding planned

Nation in Brief / ARIZONA

February 26, 2008|From Times Wire Reports

For the third time since 1996, officials plan to unleash a flood in the Grand Canyon next month in an effort to restore an ecosystem that was altered by a dam constructed decades ago on the Colorado River.

The Glen Canyon Dam changed the river from a muddy, unpredictable force of nature into a tightly controlled water-delivery system.

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