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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Red Mountain Mining District Tour Guide tells The Watch about historical sights


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”…

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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…

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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…

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