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Journey through an irrigation tunnel

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The entrance of the Gunnison Tunnel. (William Woody/Colorado Public Radio)
The entrance of the Gunnison Tunnel. (William Woody/Colorado Public Radio)
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The Gunnison Tunnel delivers water to thousands of people and waters crops in the Western part of Colorado. At 5.8 miles, it was once the longest irrigation tunnel in the world.

Colorado Public Radio's Stina Sieg got a closeup look as the tunnel was being dried out for the winter.

This segment aired on November 24, 2021.

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