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Tammy Allen

2015 Water Leaders Alumni

Tammy Allen is the Restoration and Protection Unit (RPU) Manager in the Water Quality Control Division (division), Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In collaboration with many partners, the RPU team works to control nonpoint source pollution, a significant source of water quality impacts. The team also develops total maximum daily loads which are cleanup plans for waterbodies that are not meeting water quality standards and works on watershed, regional and statewide water quality planning. 

Tammy has been in the nonpoint source and water quality planning workgroups since joining the division over 7 years ago.  Prior to her time with the division, she was with the Colorado Department of Transportation working on municipal separate storm sewer system permit implementation and the Washington Department of Natural Resources working on aquatic land use planning, contaminated sediment cleanup and natural resource damage assessment processes.

Tammy has a bachelor’s degree in geology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. She grew up in Fort Collins and lives with her husband, two sons, dogs, cats and fish in Ken Caryl.  

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