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Gull & Silver-cyanide vat and
Acid Jrainage from wasle dump
Owyhee County Jordan Creek
1985 Water quality violation The operator was required to
modify the way in which his
alteration and water quality reclaim affected lands and violations
reclaim and stabilize the
This is an on-going problem;
from the site.
State and federal agencies
pond, subsequent water modify mining practices and violations due to bed- load mitigate damages to fisheries. and turbidity.
1990 Tailings impoundment failure Legal action taken by several
resulting in water quality state agencies. Operator was
impoundrent and complete some fisheries mitigation work on Beaver Creek.
Secesh Basin Mines
1985 Water quality violations due Operator was required to cease
to placer eine settling pond discharging from placer mine discharge.