The Cow Creek Fire & the Uncompahgre River Watershed


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) requested information from the U.S. Forest Service about the October/November 2019 Cow Creek Fire, to understand the possible impacts to the watershed. Based on the answers provided below and the…

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Why are our streams so many colors?


New informative booklet provides answers about Ouray County watershed The Uncompahgre River Watershed in Ouray County is a first-of-its-kind publication that provides answers about water quality, supply and other features of the Uncompahgre River, its…

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Free Well Water Sample Program Ending


The free water sampling program offered by the West Central Public Health Partnership to private well owners in a six-county area including counties in the Uncompahgre River Watershed ended December 31, 2019. Sampling kits will…

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The Uncompahgre River Watershed in Ouray County


The Basics & A Little Bit More New Watershed Publication Released The staff and board of the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership are proud to present the first-ever, handy, compact manual to the watershed in Ouray County….

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