Dog Wastes and Water Quality:
Evaluating the Connection at Lake Tahoe

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People have become concerned about the effects of accumulated dog wastes on water quality. Dog wastes,
like any wastes from mammals, may contain very large
numbers of microbes, some of
which can cause disease. If
enough dog waste accumulates
in an area, they could contaminate water, which could affect
human health. Examples of diseases that can be transmitted
from dogs to humans through
feces include…

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