UWP reports on 2017 Hydrodam Sediment Release Study


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP) has completed its first report for the Ouray Hydrodam Sediment Release Study, detailing the water quality impacts of the annual release into the Uncompahgre River. Due to the release’s increased…

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Dallas Creek Water Company Completes Water Source Protection Plan


The Dallas Creek Water Company, which provides domestic water to residents and commercial users on Log Hill Mesa above Ridgway, completed its first Water Source Protection Plan in August. Funded through a $5,000 Development and…

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WMAES May 2015 Volunteer Activity Report


     For two days in May, a group of 17 high school students plus three adults from Grand Rapids, Michigan visited Ridgway and volunteered with the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership. The delegation from West Michigan…

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Upper Uncompahgre Mine Remediation Projects – Oct. 2, 2015 Progress Report


WHY THE PROJECTS? In recent years, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has prioritized addressing non-point source pollution from heavy metals in Colorado’s rivers. UWP’s remediation projects at three legacy mine sites in the Upper…

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