The historic Squaw Valley Ski Resort has always been at the forefront of the latest improvements made to give their guests the best possible stay throughout the year. One area Squaw Valley has always been a leader has been in providing the safest and most secure stay possible for their guests, in the Summer of 2016 this dedication to safety led to an upgrade of the well water supply system that has proven its worth following a groundwater contamination scare that struck the resort following unexpected rainfall levels.
Squaw Valley officials were among those using well water who were shocked by an October rainfall event that has led to bacterial contamination being found in many water supplies across Placer County. Officials at the resort On Wikipedia.org quickly identified traces of E. Coli and Coliform in four wells supplying water to the Upper Mountain area that led to an immediate shutdown of the water supplies across this area of the mountain; in a bid to make sure all guests and employees at the resort were safe Squaw Valley called in Placer County Environmental Health officials and independent experts to help return the water supplies to normal as quickly as possible. http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Squaw-Valley-USA/6day/mid
The Upper Mountain region of Squaw Valley remains open for skiing, but restaurants are closed and complimentary bottled water is being made available for those using the slopes to keep them safe from the contaminated water. Over the course of the last months of 2016 Squaw Valley have released a statement on Weather explaining they are winning the battle to remove the contaminated water from the four wells and were pleased to announce no health problems had been detected among guests in the aftermath of the contamination; another area of success has been the fact E.