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High bacteria levels in Ashland Creek

Ashland, Ore. – Despite warning signs, many adults and children were still enjoying Ashland Creek today. The creek is being called “unsafe” after water tests came back positive with high levels of bacteria, specifically E. coli. “The E. coli levels generally will …

Boil water advisory lifted in Gold Hill

Gold Hill, Ore.- The mayor of Gold Hill announced Wednesday residents no longer need to boil their water before using it. The boil water advisory was put into effect Monday after a water main break created the potential for bacteria in the …

Gold Hill water customers on a 72-hour boil notice

Update (10-04-16, 10:05 a.m.) — The City of Gold Hill says they’re unable to determine how many residents are affected, so they’re advising ALL public users to boil their water. ————————————————- Gold Hill, Ore. – The City of Gold Hill is notifying …

Elevated levels of E. coli in Ashland Creek

Ashland, Ore. — If you were heading to Lithia Park’s Ashland Creek this weekend you may not want to get too close. Ashland Parks and Recreation said there’s an elevated level of E. coli bacteria. They’re recommending no one wade, bathe, or …