Superfund Site:

CARSON RIVER MERCURY SITE
DAYTON, NV

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
David Yogi
(415) 972-3350

Remedial Project Manager
Andy Bain
(415) 972-3167

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Site Location

Street Address:
River from Mexican Dam to terminal wetlands
Gold, SixMile Canyons and Washoe Lake
DAYTON, NV 89401

Announcements and Key Topics

It is not safe to eat mercury-contaminated fish caught in the area.  For more information, see "Activity Use and Limitations" section below or visit the Nevada's fish advisory website: www.ndow.org/Fish/Where_to_Fish/Waters/.

Background

The Carson River Mercury site (CRMS) includes mercury-contaminated soils at former mill sites, mercury contamination in waterways adjacent to the mill sites, and mercury contamination in sediments, fish and wildlife. ...
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