Mine sludge affecting smaller ditches and waterways

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Mine sludge affecting smaller ditches and waterways

Homeowners in Hermosa concerned
Andy Pierce closes the lateral gate that feeds water to his property on Friday afternoon in Hermosa. Pierce said he uses the water for irrigation and is concerned about the presence of heavy metals in the ditch.
Andy Pierce, who lives in Hermosa, said he is concerned about sediment from the Gold King Mine spill affecting irrigation water that flows onto his property.

Mine sludge affecting smaller ditches and waterways

Andy Pierce closes the lateral gate that feeds water to his property on Friday afternoon in Hermosa. Pierce said he uses the water for irrigation and is concerned about the presence of heavy metals in the ditch.
Andy Pierce, who lives in Hermosa, said he is concerned about sediment from the Gold King Mine spill affecting irrigation water that flows onto his property.
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