West Portal Creek

Kate Geis | 2021 | 24 min.

2022 Official Selection

West Portal Creek features farmers, conservationists, scientists, and federal agencies working together to solve the complex problem of water pollution. By focusing on one stream, and using pioneering DNA technology to target water quality improvement projects on two farms and a nearby school, this partnership was able to reduce bacterial contamination in the Creek by 97%, above their goal of a 93% reduction.

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