PEO 285 Week 5 Notes - Google Docs.pdf - Week 5 Water...

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Week 5 Water TreatmentLeave no tracePlan ahead and prepare when planning a tripResearch the trip ahead of time. Talk with rangers about route conditionand check online and written resourcesKnow what you’re getting into, set reasonable goals, select an outinglocation within the capabilities of all group membersPack adequate food, clothing, and equipment for comport, safety andLNT practicesWhen travelingCamp and travel of durable surfaces when traveling in backcountryOn trailUse existing trails whenever possible. They’re constructed for a purpose:To concentrate traffic (impact) and prevent multiple travel routes,especially into and around popular areasAvoid widening the trail. Don’t step on shoulder of the trail, but walk in themiddle of itDon’t form multiple trailsDon’t cut corners or switchbackOff trailTravel on the most durable surfaces such as rock, sand, gravel, andsnow. Wet meadows and fragile vegetation are trampled fairly quickly

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Term
Spring
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Tags
Drinking water, Waterborne diseases, Giardia lamblia

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