Project Title & Description
FY06/07 Targeted Watersheds Grant: Clear Creek Watershed Foundation
This award provides funding to the Clear Creek Watershed Foundation to protect and restore water resources by implementation of the Upper Clear Creek Watershed Plan. This project will remediate abandoned mines within the Trail Creek subwatershed, the Maude Munroe/Dona Juanita Mine Site, and North Empire Creek/Lions Creek subwatershed to improve water quality in the Clear Creek Watershed impaired by cadmium, copper, lead, zinc, and iron. This award will also explore the use of pollutant trading to maintain BMPs installed under this project, provide long-term monitoring.