Our Mission:

To be an active leader in all issues affecting the water resources of the Upper Gunnison River Basin.


UGRWCD Board Vacancy

A vacancy is being created, by resignation, on the Board of Directors of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District:

Division 8                  City of Gunnison                    Term of Expiration – 2018

Applications for appointment as director will be accepted until 5:00 pm, Friday, January 26, 2018. Applications to fill the vacancy should be sent to The Honorable J. Steven Patrick, District Judge, Gunnison County Courthouse, 108 East Georgia, Gunnison, Colorado 81230, who will make the appointment.

A description of the geographical boundaries of the division listed above may be obtained from the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District, 210 West Spencer, Suite B, Gunnison, Colorado, 81230, (970) 641-6065, beverly@ugrwcd.org. Applications must specify that the applicant has resided within the District for a period of one year and resides in, is the owner of real property within the Division for which he or she seeks appointment, and is knowledgeable in water matters.


UGRWCD 2018 Funding Assistance Program

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors announces the availability of $150,000 in funding assistance for projects within the District that would enhance water supply or improve stream conditions. Such projects would include but not be limited to water system efficiency improvements, delivery structure or system improvements, construction of new storage impoundments, enlargement or rehabilitation of existing impoundments, and restoring or enhancing riparian habitat. Requests for financial assistance will be considered only for projects that are consistent with the District’s purpose, mission, and objectives, and that have a 50% match. Water supply projects that provide benefits for agricultural, municipal, domestic, environmental or recreational uses are considered eligible.

Project applicants must submit a written request to the District by close of business, February 28, 2018. Application materials can be downloaded here, or by contacting the District office at 210 W. Spencer Avenue, Suite B, Gunnison, CO, 81230, 970-641-6065, beverly@ugrwcd.org.


UGRWCD Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018 beginning at 5:30 p.m.  This meeting will include the Upper Gunnison River Water Activity Enterprise board meeting. The meeting will be held at the District offices, 210 west Spencer, Suite B, Gunnison.  This meeting is open to the public.  An agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.


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District Calendar

  • January 22, 2018Colorado Water Conservation Board Meeting
  • January 22, 2018Colorado Water Congress State Affairs Committee
  • January 24, 2018Colorado Water Congress Annual Convention
  • January 26, 2018Legislative Committee Meeting
  • January 29, 2018Colorado Water Congress State Affairs Committee
  • January 29, 2018 5:30 pmUpper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board Meeting
  • February 2, 2018Legislative Committee Meeting
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Contact Information

210 West Spencer, Suite B
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-6065
Fax: (970) 641-1162
Email: beverly@ugrwcd.org