Category Archives: News & Updates

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 by bodies of surface water … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit

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

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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” practitioner. Paulson — curator of … Continue reading

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Ridgway Updated Proposed Ordinance on River District Development

As a public service to inform the public of pending local legislation impacting the future of the Uncompahgre River, UWP is providing this link to the Oct. 13, 2017 version of “An Ordinance Of The Town Of Ridgway, Colorado Amending … Continue reading

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TMDL 2017-18

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership is hosting meetings to bring together local stakeholders with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to partner in a process of determining the level of pollutants in local water sources, to provide direction for … Continue reading

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