John Turner, chairman of the Chattahoochee River Restoration Committee and W.C. Bradley board member, said the project will improve the habitat for fish all along the river and streams in the Columbus area.
The 2.5-mile whitewater course has been planned for more than a decade. More than 188,000 people are expected to come to the Columbus area to kayak, raft or canoe on the whitewater course.
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