Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Dallas Creek Water Company Completes Water Source Protection Plan

The Dallas Creek Water Company, which provides domestic water to residents and commercial users on Log Hill Mesa above Ridgway, completed its first Water Source Protection Plan in August. Funded through a $5,000 Development and Implementation Grant from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Mine Remediation Projects Make Front Page of Montrose Daily Press

FEATURED: Cleaner watershed Projects divert heavy metal from Uncompahgre By Katharhynn Heidelberg, Montrose Daily Press Senior Writer, Oct. 22, 2015 Two abandoned mines in the Uncompahgre watershed are no longer leaking heavy metals into the waterways, after successful mediation projects. The Uncompahgre … Continue reading

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Upper Uncompahgre Mine Remediation Projects – Oct. 2, 2015 Progress Report

WHY THE PROJECTS? In recent years, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has prioritized addressing non-point source pollution from heavy metals in Colorado’s rivers. UWP’s remediation projects at three legacy mine sites in the Upper Uncompahgre Watershed address metals loading and … Continue reading

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