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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

UGRWCD Announces 2021 Grant Awards

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District (UGRWCD) recently awarded over $191,000 to organizations and individuals in the Upper Gunnison Basin for projects that will enhance water supply or improve stream conditions. Some of the projects awarded include efforts to improve water system supply and efficiency, delivery structure or system improvements, restoring or enhancing riparian habitat, and addressing water quality. All recipients of the grant funding assistance awards were required to show a 50 percent match of funds requested and their projects had to be consistent with the District’s purpose, mission, and objectives.

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

"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