UWP is a 501(c)(3) organization where your donations help fund water quality restoration and education projects in the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed.
Upcoming EventsNov8Thu6:30 pm Three Streams, Three Mines & Man... @ Ouray County 4H Events CenterThree Streams, Three Mines & Man... @ Ouray County 4H Events CenterNov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pmThree Streams, Three Mines & Many Stakeholders: A Report on 2014-2017 Water Quality Improvement Projects Funded by a Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment Non-Point Source Grant, the stream quality improvement projects were completed in 2017 next to three … Continue reading →
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The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is very thankful to Ouray resident Mark Anderson and the leadership of the La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church of Scottsdale, Arizona for lending us the youth on their annual summer adventure and service trip in … Continue reading
Results from UWP’s recent water quality testing in the Uncompahgre River showed periodic increased arsenic levels (known to cause cancer) as well as other toxic heavy metals. Wells, if properly constructed, should not be affected by bodies of surface water … Continue reading
Thank you to the media in southwest Colorado for picking up the news about UWP’s 2nd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit, organized by Ross Reels and RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service. From the Montrose Mirror: … Continue reading
Hike into history Winter tour to visit former mining sites, ghost towns By JUSTIN CRIADO, Associate Editor, The Watch Don Paulson brings books to life. No, he’s not a magician or some type of “Pagemaster” practitioner. Paulson — curator of … Continue reading
The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) has completed its first report for the Ouray Hydrodam Sediment Release Study, detailing the water quality impacts of the annual release into the Uncompahgre River. Due to the release’s increased flows and concentrations of heavy … Continue reading