Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association

June 7, 2012--Leased water rights to satisfy downstream call (Telluride Watch)

The Ouray City Council has approved a water rights lease from an entity that owns senior downstream water rights, in order to satisfy a recent call on its municipal water supply. The lease is a temporary, short-term solution to augment the city’s water supply, as staff continue to work toward a more permanent solution.

May 10, 2012--Water call threatens Ouray’s municipal supply (Telluride Watch)

City officials are scrambling to augment municipal water rights in response to a recent call requiring the “immediate curtailment” of the city’s water supply.

February 15, 2008--Water users association requests registration of illegal pumps (Montrose Press)

The Uncompahgre Valley Water Users Association requests registration of the illegal, unregistered pumps to be used in ditches in the Uncompahgre Basin this year. “It’s a big job trying to keep track of everything, and then when you have people dropping their pump in — pretty soon it gets unfair,” UVWUA manager Marc Catlin said.

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