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Gold King Mine Resources & Information


  • EPA.gov/goldkingmine: Please visit this site for up-to-date sampling and testing data, and EPA actions.

Contractor information

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Other Federal resources & information

U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Service contacts

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State-specific or local resources & information




Southern Ute Hotline: 970- 563-5025


  • Drinking Water Information: 970-385-8700. Currently, bottled drinking water is available for pickup between the hours of 7 AM - 7 PM.
  • Agricultural water/resources contact: 970-385-8700.
  • Ditch flushing information: Visit http://www.co.laplata.co.us/emergency for the most up to date information.


  • Lake Powell: Contact the Utah Department of Health at 801-538-6003.

Volunteer information

Please contact the following organizations if you’d like to volunteer:

  • Animas-La Plata Water Conservancy District (970) 247-2659
  • Animas Conservancy (970) 259-0522
  • Animas River Keeper (970) 259-2510
  • La Plata Open Space Conservancy (970) 259-3415
  • Mountain Studies Institute (970) 247-7071
  • The San Juan Citizens Alliance (970) 259-3583
  • The San Juan Mountains Association (970) 385-1210
  • Sierra Club, Weminuche Group (970) 247-8811

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