Category Archives: E-Alerts

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 we and our partners continue … Continue reading

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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 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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