The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors announces the availability of $43,000 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 hydropower, 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, August 31, 2017.  Application materials can be obtained here, or by contacting the District office at 210 W. Spencer Avenue, Suite B, Gunnison, CO, 81230, 970-641-6065, beverly@ugrwcd.org .