High bacteria counts detected in rivers, streams
LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Chapter of Surfrider’s Blue Water Task Force has completed water-quality sampling for November.
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So all these beaches should be closed until the bacteria counts are below Federal Standards. Correct? .
With bacterial counts so high everywhere wnat is the main cause? Dairy farms( thats why muhu lepu) has high bacteria, but what about all these beaches? Very scary. Our water should be healthy, not contaminated.
These results are almost all from streams and rivers. Ocean water generally has low bacteria count.
hmmm and no tourists to blame it on…
Take a shower when you get out of the water. Clean cuts. This is nothing new.
Thank you Surfrider.
It’s too bad that these tests do no determine the source of the bacteria. Much of our bacterial infestation is caused by feral animals.