Sangre de Cristo Mountains

December 12, 2011--Water-quality standards unfairly burden rural communities (High Country News)

When Clarence Aragon began managing the half-century-old Mora Mutual Water and Sewer Association 12 years ago, he thought he was helping the environment. Hundreds of households around Mora, N.M.


January 16, 2008--Early forecast good for runoff (El Defensor Chieftain)

The snow started falling in the mountains of northern New Mexico in early December, and it hasn't really let up since. "We've fared fairly well through this last series of storms," said Richard Armijo, a snow surveyor with the U.S. government's Natural Resources Conservation Service.


December 13, 2007--Water rules case before high court (Alamosa News)

The Colorado Supreme Court now holds in its hands the future of state water rules contending that no more water can be taken from the San Luis Valley’s deep confined aquifer without putting the same amount of water back in.

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