The mission of the Upper Colorado River Authority, acting within the parameters of its charter, is to enhance the water quality of the streams and tributaries located within the watershed of the Upper Colorado River Authority.
Board of Directors
Eva Horton
Chairperson
Tom Green County

Che Stone
Secretary
Tom Green County

Bill Hood
Board Member
Coke County

Ronny Alexander
Board Member
Concho County

Bill Holland
Board Member
Tom Green County

Martin Lee
Board Member
Coke County

Erica Hall
Board Member
Taylor County

Tanner Mahan
Board Member
Menard County

Kathryn Mews
Board Member
Menard County



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UCRA
Staff

Chuck Brown
Director of Operations
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Ellen Groth
Office Manager
Financial Administrator
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Scott McWilliams, PG
Hydrogeologist
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Location

Main Office:
512 Orient
San Angelo . Texas . 76903
325.655.0565 (phone)
325.655.1371 (fax)

After Hours Emergencies:
325.234.8017
The Upper Colorado River Authority (UCRA) was created in 1935 to protect the watershed of Tom
Green, Coke and other contiguous counties.   UCRA's boundaries include Coke, Concho, Crockett,
Glasscock, Irion, Menard, Mitchell, Nolan, Reagan, Runnels, Schleicher, Sterling, Taylor and Tom
Green counties.  There are nine directors appointed by the Governor of Texas to represent the
counties served by the UCRA.   Directors meet on the last Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. unless
otherwise specified.  All meetings are open to the public.

Prior to the 1990's, UCRA served primarily as a lending institution for local municipalities seeking
to make infrastructure improvements.  While this continues to be a function of the Authority,
UCRA has taken the lead role in the community through involvement and participation in the Clean
Rivers Program, EPA Nonpoint Source Pollution programming, special brush control projects, bank
stabilization efforts, the TMDL program, storm water management, rural water supply and
education and outreach programming.   Due to the success of these endeavors, the UCRA has
moved to the forefront as a leader in water quality enhancement and preservation projects.

The UCRA is in a building located in historic Old Town, adjacent to the north Concho River in San
Angelo.  The building, which is over 100 years old, was designed by local renowned architect, Oscar
Ruffini.