UWP is a 501(c)(3) organization where your donations help fund water quality restoration and education projects in the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed.
Upcoming EventsFeb9Sat9:00 am 2019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 132019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 13Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pmA fun, guided tour to Yankee Girl Mine with the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and the Ouray County Historical Society Who can come: Everyone of all ages, as long as parents accompany children. Registration is required; releases … Continue reading →
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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 we and our partners continue … Continue reading
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
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
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
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