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RECORD NUMBER: 134 OF 709
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Colorado River Bacteriological Survey Parker Strip and Lake Havasu, May 25-29, 1973.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, Calif. Surveillance and Analysis Div.;Arizona State Dept. of Health, Phoenix.|
|Stock Number||PB-240 152|
|Additional Subjects||Water pollution ; Bacteria ; Lake Havasu ; Colorado River ; Coliform bacteria ; Salmonella ; Recreational facilities ; Swimming ; Sampling ; Water quality ; Sewage disposal ; Percolation ; Septic tanks ; Arizona ; Water quality data ; Sewage bacteria|
A bacteriological survey of the Parker Strip - Lake Havasu areas of the Colorado River was conducted jointly by the State of Arizona and the Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, during the Memorial Day weekend, May 25-29, 1973. Results of the study showed that fecal coliform counts exceeded the levels recommended for primary contact recreation water at Blue Water Marina and Buckskin Mountain State Park. Disease-causing bacteria (Arizona group, Salmonellae) were recovered from the Buckskin treatment plant. Included is a photograph of people swimming and playing next to this effluent pipe. Photographic evidence documents ponding of liquid over the septic tank leach fields during a peak-use period at Crazy Horse State Park.