Voluntary Water Restrictions in effect in Ridgway! Nearly 50% of residential water use occurs outside your home. To check out some easy tips for conserving water outdoors, click HERE




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Emergencies and Notifications

Water Emergencies

Call (970) 729-0670, in case of a water emergency.

Sign Up for Ouray County Emergency Notifications

Recipients can choose to sign up for the Wireless Emergency Notification System, CodeRed, Avalanche Notifications, Road Maintenance Updates, and general notices.

Sign Up for Town Emails - Stay Informed!

The Town of Ridgway has an e-mail mailing list system to inform members of the public about:

  • Town meetings, such as Town Council and Planning Commission,
  • Updates from Town Hall,
  • Annual e-newsletters, and
  • News of significant town events.

You may opt-out at any time by clicking the link on the bottom of a received email. Sign up for agendas and monthly updates.



At the Town of Ridgway, we are dedicated to providing electronic communication access to all audiences. We are actively working on our website design to improve accessibility that meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 Level AA criteria.

We welcome your comments on any experienced obstacles so we may continue to improve accessibility to our town services. If you utilize assistive technology (such as a Braille reader, or a screen reader) and the format of any material on this website interferes with your ability to access information, please contact us. To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please provide the nature of the accessibility barrier, the preferred format to receive material and your contact information. We will ensure a response within 5 business days. 

For languages other than English, please utilize the Select Language drop down menu available on the upper right corner of our website.

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