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Upper Gunnison River

Water Conservancy District

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

Teresa Golden

Join this lunch-hour webinar on the impact of declining levels in lake powell August 5th, 2021

Join the Colorado River District for a lunch-hour webinar focusing on rapidly declining water levels in Lake Powell and on the impacts of prolonged drought on West Slope water users, including all of us in the Upper Gunnison River Basin.

Learn about the importance of Watershed Management Planning here and watch the video.

Check out the BOATABLE DAYS TOOL.  This tool was developed by American Whitewater in partnership with the Upper Gunnison District.


"Water is the lifeblood of the economy and community in the upper Gunnison Valley. Make sure that you are a part of shaping its future for decades to come."

Sonja Chavez

Job Announcement

Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District

General Manager

Start date December 1, 2019


Watershed Management Assessment for Ohio Creek, Lake Fork and Slate River Report is Available for Viewing