Rivers and creeks are much faster this summer, making it tempting to gulp from the alpine springs. But experts says the clear mountain water could be full of microscopic organisms.
Rivers and creeks are much faster this summer, making it tempting to gulp from the alpine springs. But experts says the clear mountain water could be full of microscopic organisms. Scott Smith AP
Rivers and creeks are much faster this summer, making it tempting to gulp from the alpine springs. But experts says the clear mountain water could be full of microscopic organisms. Scott Smith AP

Mountain water may look clear, but don’t trust it

July 04, 2017 08:00 AM