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The Most Polluted Reservoir in the United States

The Most Polluted Reservoir in the United States

4 Los Angeles County beaches remain under high bacteria warning – here’s the story of a small, one-of-a-kind town

1. Folsom Lake was named a “National Natural Treasure” by President Theodore Roosevelt back in 1909. It’s also one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world – and it continues to be one.

According to California’s Health Resources and Services Administration, the only way to remove bacteria in Folsom Lake is to boil it for at least eight hours. But, because there is no sewer system, the water is currently not treated with disinfectants like chlorine.

2. There are a number of problems with the water contamination at Folsom Lake.

The lake currently contains some of the highest levels of fecal bacteria found anywhere in the world.

“It’s got some of the highest levels of fecal contamination,” said San Francisco State University College of Natural Resources student, Rachel Gassaway, who has studied the water around the lake.

The water in the lake is also currently treated with chlorine, a substance that doesn’t have much of an effect on bacteria.

“People are not washing their hands because there was a time when the bacteria would just not clear up,” said Gassaway. “It’s a lot easier to get these bacteria off of you when you’re not exposed to them.”

3. Folsom Lake is right next to another body of water that has a similar problem, Lake Cachuma.

Lake Cachuma is the largest reservoir in the Los Angeles region, and it’s the second largest on the west coast. But, it’s also the most polluted reservoir in the country.

Bacteria levels, according to the City of Los Angeles, can be found at levels as high as one million times the normal level of E. Coli in a freshwater environment.

4. The reason for the bacteria is because of a number of things including poor sanitary practices, sewage and chemicals dumped into the lake over the years.

People have been dumping sewage into the lake in the past.

Over the past few years, the city has been improving the

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