High court to hear water dispute between Navajo, government

55 Views   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear a water dispute involving the U.S. government and the Navajo Nation. The high court said Friday it would review a lower court ruling in favor of the Navajo Nation, which spans parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. The government

New Mexico sees historic monsoon season

88 Views   “It was tied for the 10th wettest monsoon season in Albuquerque,” Green said. New Mexico got some much-needed rain this summer. Our monsoon season typically runs from June 15 to Sept. 30, and this year for Albuquerque, it was historic. KOAT Meteorologist Eric Green says Duke City recorded

Rio Grande running stronger, but experts aren’t celebrating yet

109 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) — If you’ve driven past the Rio Grande river lately, you’ve probably noticed the Rio Grande looks a lot better than it did a month ago when it ran dry for the first time in 40 years. However, experts said the river is still at risk of drying up again

In New Mexico, there’s not enough water for everyone

131 Views   At least not for our current way of life, experts say NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – “Is there enough water for everyone in New Mexico?” That’s what KRQE News 13 has been asking experts. And the consensus is: probably not, especially in the Rio Grande Valley.

Las Vegas water reservoirs could only last around 50 more days

219 Views   The city of Las Vegas is in a state of emergency as flash flooding on the Hermits Peak Calf Canyon burn scar damages their water reservoirs. KOAT spoke with Mayor Louie Trujillo, who said the Gallinas reservoir is expected to last around 50 more days. It’s where people

Rio Grande runs dry in Albuquerque amid dry conditions

176 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The problems continue for the Rio Grande, sandy river beds and shallow streams are now throughout the metro. The Rio Grande river hasn’t ran dry through Albuquerque since the 80s and many people can hardly believe their eyes.