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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2018-19 Membership Drive


WATER IS LIFE! But our watershed needs help – water quality is degraded by pollution from abandoned mine wastes, and periods of drought threaten our ranches and environment. Please support the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership as…

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Arizona church youth group volunteers in Ridgway


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…

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Free Private Well Water Sampling in Six County Area


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…

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