Rocky Ridge is a 5,000 head sow breeding and gestation facility. The most recent operator of this facility was placed in receivership, and abandoned the facility in need of infrastructure rehabilitation and subject to Notices of Violation issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Deere & Ault is providing ongoing services to rehabilitate and reestablish
environmental compliance at this swine finishing facility near Lamar, Colorado.
Deere & Ault Consultants, Inc. has been retained to provide water resources, environmental, and agricultural engineering services in order to restore the productive function of facility infrastructure and to resolve all outstanding matters of environmental compliance. This includes a redesign of a wastewater treatment lagoon and modifications to the facility environmental permits.
In addition, Deere & Ault is providing the engineering for a modernization project at Rocky Ridge to implement state of the art production technologies.