2016 Ridgway RiverFest sponsors needed


The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (UWP), the Ouray County nonprofit focused on protection and restoration of the Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed, is seeking sponsors for the 9th annual Ridgway RiverFest “Celebrating our Watershed” to be held…

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Attention: Increased heavy metal load expected in Uncompahgre River on April 13


Eric Jacobson, vice president of engineering of Hydrowest, informed the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and other river-related agencies in the watershed about a planned gate opening at the Ouray hydropower dam on Wednesday, April 13 at…

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Mine Remediation Projects Make Front Page of Montrose Daily Press


FEATURED: Cleaner watershed Projects divert heavy metal from Uncompahgre By Katharhynn Heidelberg, Montrose Daily Press Senior Writer, Oct. 22, 2015 Two abandoned mines in the Uncompahgre watershed are no longer leaking heavy metals into the waterways, after…

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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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