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Bibliography of Reports, Good Samaritian Legislation, Videos, Data


    A Comprehensive Animas Watershed Bibliography of Reports and Publications, 1994 to 2009.

    • Includes a bibliography of the 2006 USGS “Big Report”. (view here)
    • Reports and publications available at the Silverton Public Library, 2009. (view here)
    • Annotated Bibliography of Surface Water Quality Related Studies in the Animas River Basin, Southwestern Colorado by Valerie Kraus, USBOM, 1994. (view here)
    • Church, S.E., von Guerard, Paul, and Finger, S.E, eds.,2006, Integrated Investigations of Environmental Effects of Historical Mining in the Animas River Watershed,, San Juan County , Colorado, U.S.G.S. Professional Paper 1651, 1096 p., 6 plates, 1 DVD. Click Here or 1-888-ASK-USGS.
  2. ARSG Good Samaritan Legislation Information
  3. VIDEOS (available online, at the Silverton library and through the Coordinator)
    • Animas River Festival, 2006
    • All About The Water, 2005 (Pride of the West Infiltration Control Project)
    • Animas Watershed Festival
    • Upper Animas Abandoned Mined Lands Project, 1998
    • USGS Abandoned Mine Land Initiative, Videos of 1997 Studies Presentation
    • Animas River Library Series (1995-6 educational series of related issues)
  4. ANIMAS RIVER USE ATTAINABILITY ANALYSIS: CD Format or possible hard copy
    • Meeting summaries and agendas
    • Water Quality Control Commission Issues/Rulings
    • Information concerning the Sunnyside Gold Corp./CDPHE consent decree of Nov.
  6. DATA

    The Animas River Basin database is a collection of data gathered since 1990 to the present including:

    • Water Quality Data – Streams, mines, wells, and springs
    • Mine Waste Leach Tests
    • Macroinvertebrates