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…

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2016 Ridgway RiverFest sponsors needed


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), the Ouray County nonprofit focused on protection and restoration of the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed, is seeking sponsors for the 9th annual Ridgway RiverFest “Celebrating our Watershed” to be held…

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Attention: Increased heavy metal load expected in Uncompahgre River on April 13


Eric Jacobson, vice president of engineering of Hydrowest, informed the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and other river-related agencies in the watershed about a planned gate opening at the Ouray hydropower dam on Wednesday, April 13 at…

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UWP mine remediation projects noted in Good Samaritan Law article


No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon…

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