Michael Breen & Vernon Mine Remediation Projects Article Published in Montrose Mirror


Heavy Metal Pollution Diverted from Uncompahgre River By Tanya Ishikawa, UWP Communications Coordinator RIDGWAY-The Uncompahgre River should be running a little bit cleaner this fall after contaminated water flows from abandoned mines were remediated this summer….

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UWP report on Ouray Hydropower Dam flush cited in Durango Herald article


Though this article shared some important information about the problem of heavy metals in the local watershed, the photo that appeared with the article was inaccurately described as the Uncompahgre River.In fact, it was a photo…

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Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership 2015 Autumn Newsletter


Introducing UWP’s New Communications Coordinator Happy autumn!      It’s a colorful season of change as I begin contributing to the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership’s work on protecting and restoring the Uncompahgre River and its tributaries….

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UWP Board Member Dennis Murphy profiled in Montrose Mirror


“I’m a water guy…anything that deals with water, fish and wildlife.” “I want the county to grow in a well thought out manner, not chaotic growth. … We need to be vigilant and proactive; not reactive.”…

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