State Orders Durango Sewage Lagoon Shut Down

· Mar. 28, 2016, 3:57 pm

Colorado regulators have ordered a mobile home park northwest of Durango to shut down a sewage lagoon that is seeping into a nearby creek.

The state health department says the contaminated lagoon is leeching iron and coliform into Lightner Creek, a slow-flowing tributary of the Animas River.

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