The Californian Squaw Valley Ski Resort has recently reported there have been reported medical issues linked back to its recent water quality issues that resulted from a natural inundation of a small number of wells located in the Upper Mountain region of the resort. Sqauw Valley Public Relations Director, Liesl Kenney, gave an update on the water quality issue and pointed out no contaminated water was offered to any guest or visitor due to the impressive testing procedures that have been implemented along with regular upgrades to the well water system.
The affected wells had recently been updated as late as Summer 2016 in a bid to make sure all visitors have access to clean and safe drinking water; the recent water quality issues occurred when a rainstorm produced higher levels of precipitation than could reasonably have been expected in this area of California. Water entered four wells in the Upper Mountain region of Squaw Valley and pushed E.Coli and Coliform bacteria into the wells supplying water to an isolated area of the resort, including the Gold Coast and High Camp destinations that have always proven popular for visitors.
Liesl Kenney has revealed executives at Squaw Valley always look to make sure all visitors are protected from potential problems and will protect visitors by keeping all Upper Mountain restaurants closed until all the water quality problems have been handled through a successful treatment process. A treatment plan was quickly devised after the discovery of the contaminants by Placer County Environmental Health Department and independent water quality experts employed by Squaw Valley to speed the completion of the treatment process.
Despite the water issues found in a small area of the resort, Squaw Valley remains open for business as a vacation destination for winter sports and outdoor adventure tourists who can enjoy the mountain to its full potential. The Squaw Valley Ski Resort slopes remain open from top to bottom for visitors to enjoy, complimentary bottled water is also being made available to visitors skiing the Upper Mountain area that should return to fully operating water supplies in the near future.