Legislators Listen To Water Concerns

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The Rio Arriba Association of Water Users invited area legislators to attend a “water meeting” on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Chamita Community Center to discuss issues, challenges and some possible ideas and solutions with representatives from surrounding county water systems…

Easement Issues Halt Regional Water System Development

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The Santa Fe County Commission wasn’t the first government entity to tackle the growing easement right of way issues plaguing Northern New Mexico, but they were the first to successfully pass a resolution to address the mounting tensions over County Road 84 easements. Read on for more about this highly contentious issue and meeting.

Letter To The Editor: The Worth Of Water

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Letter To The Editor: The Worth Of Water By JEANETTE SALAZAR As a former federal employee of natural resource management agencies for twenty-seven years, I learned to regard water as our most valuable resource for our society’s health and survival.  New Mexico’s three-year drought and poor economy have challenged us as residents to seek clean […]

Heinrich Fights For N.M. Water Priorities, Discusses Drought Relief Projects In Committee Hearing

Heinrich Fights For N.M. Water Priorities, Discusses Drought Relief Projects In Committee Hearing WASHINGTON – During a Tuesday U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) discussed the impact drought conditions have across New Mexico and ways to tackle water supply needs in the state.  The committee received testimony […]