LA River’s Fecal Bacteria Levels Exceed Federal Standards By As Much As 100%
Even coming into limited contact with it could cause ear infections, gastrointestinal illness and more.
Wash Your Hands After Touching LA River Water: There Are High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria
The city of Los Angeles is trying to turn the LA River back into a real waterway with a $1 billion dollar restoration plan – but there’s a hitch. A new report released Wednesday confirms the river has high levels of fecal bacteria and isn’t safe to swim in. Even kayakers should shower with soap after paddling its currents. (Guerin and Bloom, 7/27)