This weeks news about the E. Coli and coliform bacteria outbreak in the drinking water of Squaw Valley’s upper mountain has received an extended statement from Squaw Valley in response to the news. On November 8th, the possible health issue was first reporter to the Placer County Department of Environmental Health. Thenceforward, the water has shown improvement due to the water being treated regularly. Presently, three out if the four weeks that provide upper mountain with water are showing low levels of coliform and no E. coli. The director of Placer County Environmental Health, Wesley Nicks, told the Sierra Sun that the restaurants at the upper mountain will remain closed and skiers are not allowed to drink water until the issue is completely resolved, but top to bottom skiing is allowed to continue safely at the popular ski resort. Fortunately, no health issues have been reported. Squaw Valley Upper Mountain commented on the issue and laid down some of the facts about the water quality on the resort. An extremely heavy rain storm affected several water systems in Placer County this past October. At Squaw Valley, this peculiar weather occurrence led to an overflow of an upgraded water system installed over the summer at High Camp and Gold Coast, resulting in the system becoming contaminated. The contaminated water was not available to the public because the issue was limited to that system and none of their water systems were affected. Following their standard testing the issues was detected the Squaw Valley immediately contacted Placer County Environmental Health and the Squaw Valley Public Service District. Squaw Valley also consulted with other leading water safety experts. With the help of the safety experts they have taken the necessary steps to resolve the issue and they will continue to do so until the water in the system has returned to returned to normal levels. Squaw Valley has reassured the public that they will not return to their regular water usage at High Camp of Gold Coast uni they are cleared by health officials and other experts that the water is completely safe. Squaw Valley takes this issue very seriously because the safety of their customers is their main focus. During the process of resolving this issue Squaw Valley has opened their facilities to full access for all their guest at High Camp and Gold Coast. They will continue to update their guest and customers when this issue has been fully resolved.
Andrew ‘Andy’ Wirth is an executive manager. He is the president and CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holding, the parent company to Alpine Meadow and Squaw Valley ski reports. The two resorts are based in the Olympic Valley, CA. Andy is also known for his many philanthropic endeavors.
Andy was born in 1963. He is the grandson of Conrad Wirth, the former director of the U.S. National Park Service. Coming from a wealthy background, he was able to attend top schools, including Colorado State University and Edinburgh University in Scotland. This way, he had sound education that is needed to launch a successful career. This information was originally mentioned on about.me as provided in the following link https://about.me/andywirth
As soon as he cleared school, Andy joined Steamboat Springs Resort to begin a career in the mountain resort and hotel industry. He served the resort in various capacities, including marketing and leadership positions. In 2007, Intrawest acquired the resort. Andy was then promoted to be the chief marketing officer and executive vice president. He held these positions for three years before he quit. Consequently, Squaw Valley appointed him as their president and chief executive officer. He replaced Nancy Cushing.
The appointment of Andy Wirth brought numerous changes at the Squaw Valley. When he took over, he started developing a $70 million upgrade plan. The upgrade, which was funded by KSL Capital Partners, included all areas of business ranging from mountain design to culinary expertise. Following the upgrade, the customer satisfaction rates at the company quickly rose up. Today, Squaw Valley ranks as one of the best ski resorts around the world.
The excellent leadership skills of Andy Wirth saw him elected the Chairman of Reno-Tahoe Regional Air Service Corporation. In this position, he is expected to provide leadership and promote air services into Reno-Tahoe International Airport. This information was originally reported on Squaw Alpine’s website as explained in this link http://squawalpine.com/explore/blog/andy-wirth-elected-chairman-reno-tahoe-regional-air-service-corporation
Andy Wirth is also an active member and contributor to the Tahoe Fund “Founders Circle”. Over the years, he has donated to different charities such as the Humane Society of Tahoe Truckee, Truckee River Watershed Council, Girls on the Run Sierra Chapter and High Fives. He also sits on the board of North Routt Fire Protection District and Yampa Valley Regional Airport Advisory Board.
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Lake Tahoe is a great summer vacation spot just as well with lodging and ski passes all year around. You can also get valuable tickets and passes to the high end resort. Enjoy everything the slopes have to offer zips, bridges, events, rides, Discovery Day Camp and much more. If you’re not an experienced skier Lake Tahoe also has immeasurable ski lessons available on site for individuals of all ages. They also have great group tour vacation packages. Specific terms and conditions may apply with each vacation package at Lake Tahoe.
Staying in the Valley gives you so much to do. There is something for everyone to do. Take in the breathe taking views of Squaw Valley with the entire family. Observing the pristine mountain views is a favorite for all visitors. Get great lodging specials and village amenities. They have sundry shops and gourmet dining available throughout your stay.
– Full bathroom in each room
– 8 outdoor hot tubs
– Suites from 537-1326 square feet
and much much more…
The Meadows is a famous ski resort with over 2,400 acres of terrain for the entire family to ski. It is nestled in California just off of Lake Tahoe. Choose from over 6 different terrain parks to practice your ability to master the slopes. You can even find something to do if you love to snowboard. You’re also in close proximity of several local attractions that in the area, but why would you want to be anywhere else other than the Meadows.
– 13 different ski lifts
– Open bowls/Chutes/Steeps
– Vertical drop of over 1800+ feet
– Alpine Meadows Horse Stable