Activities

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership has many ongoing projects with annual activities that make progress toward accomplishing our mission and goals. The following are current projects.

  • Education in local schools and at events like the Ridgway RiverFest and San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference
  • Information Sharing with various community groups and government agencies and through publications like the Uncompahgre Watershed Plan and the upcoming Ouray County Watershed Guide
  • Community Outreach for Private Well Water Study
  • Ouray Hydrodam Sediment Release Study

  • Riparian Area Restoration: Adopt-A-Park Events at Rollans Park in Ridgway and Love Your Gorge at the Uncompahgre River Gorge in Ouray

  • River Watch water monitoring
  • Mine Remediation Projects at Atlas Mill, Governor Basin and past locations

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