Tag Archives: Colorado

UWP seeks part-time watershed improvement project manager

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ridgway, Colorado, is seeking a qualified person or entity to fill a part-time contract position to develop, manage and implement new watershed improvement projects in Ouray County, Colorado. By necessity, the … Continue reading

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UWP Fall 2016 Newsletter… sampling and remediating water quality in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado

Happy Fall Colors! Students are back in school. Temperatures are dropping. Plants are preparing for winter. Water flows have decreased dramatically. At the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), we are finishing up some mine remediation and water sampling projects, after a … Continue reading

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Dallas Creek Water Company Completes Water Source Protection Plan

The Dallas Creek Water Company, which provides domestic water to residents and commercial users on Log Hill Mesa above Ridgway, completed its first Water Source Protection Plan in August. Funded through a $5,000 Development and Implementation Grant from the Colorado … Continue reading

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Plaindealer features 2016 summer mine remediation work

Projects use creative techniques to mitigate mine pollution by Tori Sheets tori@ouraynews.com      Sneffels Creek will run more clearly after completion of a bank stabilization project designed to divert the creek away from mine tailings at the abandoned Atlas Mill. The mill … Continue reading

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Mining & Rec. Conference 2016 Keynote Topic Announced

Unintended consequences related to abandoned underground mines will be the keynote lunch address at the San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference in Durango, Colo. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Speaking from 25 years of professional experience, mining consultant and Colorado School … Continue reading

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