Rio Grande

February 28, 2007--Water buys for Rio Grande set (Albuquerque Journal)

New Mexico's largest water utility plans to work with conservation groups to buy water from farmers to help keep the Rio Grande wet. The "Living River Fund" will be the first of its kind on the Rio Grande, and private and government sources will contribute to it.

February 14, 2007--Good news, average news (Albuquerque Journal)

...On the Rio Grande, New Mexico's largest river, the snowpack forecast is just average--not nearly enough to overcome a deficit at Elephant Butte Reservoir left by years of subpar precipitation and heavy water use...The current forecast comes two-thirds of the way through the winter snowpack season, meaning much could still change before the snow melts.

January 16, 2007--Utility Aims to Refill Aquifer (Albuquerque Tribune)

The Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority is trying to recharge the aquifer beneath Albuquerque. A small research project will examine how the area can take advantage of extra water that can be saved for the future. The $985,000 project, will divert water from the Rio Grande into an arroyo, where it will seep into the ground.

January 14, 2007--New Mexico Runoff Looks Better for This Year (Farmington Daily Times)

Rain last summer and snow this winter have improved the odds for a better water year along the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico. Elephant Butte Irrigation District water engineer Phil King said farmers will likely get 9 acre-inches of water to start the season--about two-thirds of the 14 acre-inches they received during the entire season last year.

CLE Law of the Rio Grande Conference--Santa Fe, New Mexico

02/01/2007 8:30 am
02/02/2007 5:30 pm

New perspectives of changing times conference on the Rio Grande offered by the Continuing Legal Education. Earn up to 13 hours of MCLE or 10 hours of real estate credits. For more information and/or to register visit the CLE website.

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