Lake Tahoe water contaminated with E. Coli

According to a voice recording on the Agate Bay Water Company phone line, the water provided in Agate Bay (located between Kings Beach and Dollar Point on the North Shore) is contaminated with E. Coli.

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Kramer - 12/21/2012 4:25 PM
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most wildland water is infected with giardia (beaver fever). Implying that treating water somehow results in contamination is backward. the infiltration of human or animal wastes is the cause of E. coli contamination; thus a plumbing error or other operational problems could be to blame. Kneejerk4 just posts up "lake Tahoe" to get a reaction from attention-deficit viewers...the headline itself is oxymoronic.

Tahoe Lover - 12/20/2012 7:38 PM
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It's not Lake Tahoe water. It is spring water that is required to be treated. Never had a problem before is was required to be treated.

Kramer - 12/20/2012 2:58 PM
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one more thing. It is E.coli, only the first name is capitalized. (not a human, it's a bacterium) dumb, da dumb dumb

Kramer - 12/20/2012 2:56 PM
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I mean, one assumes that the potable water(that means drinkable, dear readers) is somehow Treated and Piped. Not that somehow lake water just flows out of a tap. This is an affluent area, not accepting of effluent. Hey 4, U need to do some real reporting and "Fact Checking".

Kramer - 12/20/2012 2:54 PM
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Is this report accurate? Does this water provider use Lake Tahoe water, or another source? Generalizing that "Lake Tahoe water" IS (grammar check) 'contaminated' is irresponsible. How about a "Fact Checker"? an 'editor'? better writers- hmmm?
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