Category Archives: Water Clarity

Lake clarity is aim of several road and drainage projects around Tahoe

With a limited number of months to do a maximum amount of work, several transportation and water quality projects around the Lake Tahoe Basin are already underway. The projects are designed to upgrade drainage systems that will allow roadway run-off … Continue reading

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Drainage improvements along Highway 89 this spring and summer will protect Lake Tahoe

Motorists along the west shore of Lake Tahoe will see some traffic delays and one-lane closures along Highway 89 this spring through summer as part of a 3-year storm water collection and treatment project. The project area is between Tahoe … Continue reading

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TMDL? What is it and what does it mean to the lake?

Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is a regulatory term in the U.S. Clean Water Act (CWA), ascribing a value to the maximum amount of pollutant a body of water can receive while still meeting water quality standards. While Lake Tahoe … Continue reading

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