UGRWCD Office Closed

The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District office is closed due to public health concerns related to Coronavirus until further notice.  If you need assistance, please call 970-641-6065 or email us at

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2020 Funding Assistance Program

Tubing the Slate River in Crested Butte

For 2020, the Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District Board of Directors  had made $200,000 available through the Upper Gunnison Grant Funding Program.  We received 15 applications for a total of $340,000.  The district allocated all of the funds available through this program for a wide variety of projects.  We appreciate all of the interest […]

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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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