A Mysterious Case of E. Coli in the Bear Creek

Photo by Brent Lewis

Student Biologist David Watson testing a water sample from the Bear Creek. Photo by Brent Lewis

Groundwork Denver’s Rachel Hansgen, MSU Denver Student Biologists David Watson and Stephen Aderholdt have been sampling the Lower Bear Creek watershed twice a month for over a year. Why? To try and pin point the source of a major issue, the discomforting presence of an usually high level of E. Coli in the water.

Find out more by reading the article in the Denver Post by journalist Bruce Finley.