FACT SHEET – Investigation of Stormwater Drainage Containing Elevated pH Levels near El Dorado Trail

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA - On January 28, 2016, the County of El Dorado Community Development Agency issued a press release advising the public to avoid contact with stormwater in the vicinity of the El Dorado Trail near the end of Stage Court due to high alkaline levels, which have been determined to be caused by water that contains calcium hydroxide (i.e. made up of calcium and hydroxide ions). The area of concern along the El Dorado Trail has been clearly posted with warning signs, caution tape and temporary fencing.