Superfund Site:

LAVA CAP MINE
NEVADA CITY, CA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Lily Tavassoli
(415) 972-3146

Site Location

Street Address:
14501 LAVA CAP MINE ROAD
NEVADA CITY, CA 95959

Background

The 33-acre Lava Cap Mine is a former gold mine in the Sierra Foothills. Cleanup is ongoing, with a cap completed on site while design is completed for mine drainage treatment. Construction is ongoing for a new drinking water pipeline for nearby impacted residents. A feasibility study is underway for downstream impacted areas.