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Keep Tahoe Blue’s 2nd Bi-Annual Basin Blitz shows promising results

Staff Report, Yuba Net
April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 – The League to Save Lake Tahoe held its second bi-annual Basin Blitz this spring to assess progress in improving Lake Tahoe’s stormwater infrastructure (pipes, drains and sediment-catching basins). These features flow directly into Lake Tahoe and carry fine sediment pollution from our roads and neighborhoods into the lake, further degrading its clarity.

“Without periodically assessing our stormwater infrastructure, we have no idea how well it is safeguarding Lake Tahoe from pollution,” said Zack Bradford, the natural resource manager for the League to Save Lake Tahoe. “Thanks to the hard work of our citizen-scientist volunteers, we can now quickly take the pulse of these systems and address concerns head on.”

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