Water Quality

The Surface and Drinking Water Program provides surveillance of ground water and surface water conditions in La Plata County and San Juan County.


Water Quality Services


EH Main Line | 970 335 2052

Program Manager | 970 335 2030

CDPHE Reports, Data, & Maps

Ongoing and archived data collections from the state health department on the Animas River spill.

Animas River Infographics

Educational infographics for water quality data, safety index, and specific use of the Animas River.

Current Streamflow and Water-Quality Monitoring

The USGS Water Science Centers monitor current streamflow and water-quality conditions at various sites in the Animas and San Juan River Basins.

Detailed Data Spreadsheet

A data table representing the field and laboratory results from site visits on the Animas River and Cement Creek.

The Numbers

wells tested in La Plata County last year