Category Archives: E-Alerts

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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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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Ridgway Draft Ordinance on River Corridor Development Regulations

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 Aug. 9, 2017 version of “An Ordinance Of The Town Of Ridgway, Colorado Amending … Continue reading

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UWP samples sediment and water after Ouray Hydrodam’s 2017 spring reservoir release

UWP project coordinator Agnieszka Przeszlowska, Jeff Litteral of the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety and UWP Board Member Dennis Murphy spent the weekend of March 18-19, 2017, sampling water and sediment at several locations along the Uncompahgre River. … Continue reading

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