Northern San Juan • Entered by Judith Lopez on February 4, 2021

River Watch- Uncompahgre sampling

January 2, 2021 – January 20, 2021

Participants and Hours

Pre Planning hours 1.75
Post Admin hours 1.75
Activity Hours 3
Participants 3
Total Hours 12.5

Key Issue: Water-related Conservation
Activity Type: Stewardship (monitoring, sampling, planting, etc.)
Key Partners: CPW and River Watch organization

Measurable Outcomes

Outcome 1: Stream/river sampled (3 Other)

Short Description of Activity

3 sites on the Uncompahgre were sampled by two volunteers. A third volunteer did pre work but decided to leave the program. Two volunteers completed protocols for pH, alkalinity, hardness as well as recording other relevant data. Two volunteers gather samples for determining metal content.


Three sites were sampled and testing protocols completed. Samples were taken for testing for metals at River Watch headquarters. Goals were met.

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