UGRWCD Office Closed

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District office is closed due to public health concerns related to Coronavirus.  Business of the District is being conducted remotely.  If you need assistance, please call 970-641-6065 or email us at

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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE UPPER GUNNISON RIVER WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT In accordance with Article II, Section 3 of the Bylaws of the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District, upon the call of the President, a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors will be held at 5:30 p.m. […]

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2020 Funding Assistance Program

Tubing the Slate River in Crested Butte

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors announces the availability of $200,000 in Upper Gunnison Grant Funding for projects within the District that would enhance water supply or improve stream conditions. Funding for demonstration projects is also available this year through a separate District Watershed Management Planning (WMP) project funding allocation and […]

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UGRWCD Mini-Grant Program

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District (District) has established a mini-grant program to support educational projects designed to expand awareness of water-related issues in the Upper Gunnison Valley. Grant requests may be up to $300.

Anyone currently engaged in education activities within the Upper Gunnison River watershed (upstream of Blue Mesa Dam) is eligible to apply for a mini-grant. This includes school or university faculty, watershed groups, or other resource organizations with a strong water connection. Western State Colorado University students developing and teaching water curriculum as part of a class may also apply.

For more information, please see the guidelines, or contact the District at or 970-641-6065.

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