News

January MAWP meeting to focus on climate change and contingency planning

January 13, 2019
The next MAWP meeting this Wednesday January 16 from 1 to 3 at the Grand Center will focus on climate change and contingency planning

2019 Grant Applications Are Available

December 2, 2018
2019 Grant applications are available for water quality improvement projects. For more information please email info@moabwatersheds.org

Water Conservation Webinars to be Hosted by Moab City

June 22, 2018
There will be five webinars on water conservation during the rest of this calendar year. Click on title to see the flyer.

Public Meeting on Changing Mill Creek Recreational Use Classification

April 15, 2018
Howdy Moab Area Watershed enthusiasts, Public meeting on April 16 at the Grand County Library. Discussion from 5:30 to 6:00 and public comment period from 6:00 to 7:00 The meeting is on changing the recreation use designation from 2B, recreational contact to 2A Swimming. The discussion will be which segments of the Mill and Pack Creek will be changed.

MAWP has a Facebook Page

March 3, 2018
The MAWP just created a Facebook page for your convenience

Water Conservation Workshop March 12

February 28, 2018
Building upon Moab’s strong commitment to ensure the efficient and responsible use of our natural resources, the City will be hosting a Water Conservation Workshop aimed at lowering residential and business water use. Experts will be available to discuss trees and plant selection, irrigation techniques, Moab Area Water Partnership projects, water rates, green infrastructure, water right adjudication, local initiatives including the Bee-Inspired Gardens Group and the Community Water Challenge Contest, and Water Treatment Plant updates.

2018 NPS Grant Request For Proposals

February 6, 2018
The Division of Water Quality is accepting pre-proposals for Section 319 and State NPS funding through April 13th.

MAWP Finishes the First Version of Watershed Management Plan

October 29, 2014
The MAWP is very pleased to announce it has finished the first version of the Watershed Management Plan. read more...

MAWP Projects Receive Funding From UDWQ

July 19, 2014
Six MAWP supported stream restoration projects received funding from the Utah Division of Water Quality

MAWP invites you to celebrate Utah Water Week 2014

April 26, 2014
The Moab Area Watershed Partnership invites you to celebrate Utah Water Week 2014. Particulars are described in the flyer.

MAWP Project Press Release

February 21, 2014
The Moab Area Watershed Partnership is looking for projects needing funding that will improve water quality. See the press release for details.

MAWP Welcomes New Watershed Coordinator

April 10, 2013

New brochure completed for the Moab Area Watershed Partnership.

November 28, 2012
The Utah Watershed Coordinating Council (UWCC) provides grants to local watershed groups across the state for information and education based projects. MAWP was one of the recipients of these grants in 2012 and used the funding to develop an informative brochure. Follow the link for a copy of the brochure and more information on watershed function, watershed health and guidelines for protecting water quality.

Utah State University Water Quality Extension launches a new program entitled Utah Water Watch.

May 16, 2012
USU Water Quality Extension partners with the Division of Water Quality to promote citizen involvement in gathering valuable water quality data across the state of Utah. This program aims to increase knowledge of Utah's lakes and streams while promoting individuals and groups to get outdoors and participate in watershed science.

EPA's Handbook for Developing Watershed Plans to Restore and Protect our Waters

January 24, 2012
Writing a holistic watershed plan that meets the requirements of the EPA is a major goal for MAWP. Take a minute to look over this resource and find out what watershed planning is all about!

New council aims to develop protection plan for aquifers, watersheds

June 16, 2010
The Times Independent's contributing writer Craig Bigler discusses the formation of the Moab Area Watershed Partnership.