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All swim: The truth about E.coli and Crystal Lake

Thursday, July 20, 2017 Carol Robidoux 0

There are a number of factors we believe are responsible, bather load for one – the more people in the water, the more likelihood of E. coli. We’ve also heard stories of children in diapers, dogs in the water, we’ve seen dog droppings on the beach and dog prints, and there’s an abundance of ducks and geese, which contributes to problem as well. Part of the problem is people feed the ducks, so they just get used to being there.” READ MORE