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UNM partnering to improve access for water operators

4 ViewsNEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico is partnering with rural libraries around the country to improve access to training materials for certified water operators. The program will provide free textbooks and other materials water operators need to study for their certification or increase their operator level. These

Authors Say Plan For The Worst On Colorado River

5 ViewsThe Colorado River provides water to 40 million people around the West, including New Mexico, but the historic drought gripping our region has prompted a 20 percent drop in flows in the river. Reservoirs are drying, with Lake Mead at its lowest levels since it was filled in the

The Electric Future Must Begin Now

4 ViewsYour Next Car and Clothes Dryer Could Help Save Our Planet Our future depends on our acting now to confront the climate crisis by enacting policies to convert our economy from fossil fuels to clean energy. By making this switch, we will also create millions of new jobs, save

Let’s Talk Climate Change And The Rio Grande

2 ViewsLet’s Talk New Mexico 6/3 at 8 am: The Rio Grande is swelling right now, but looks can be deceiving. Climate change is drying out this lifeline in the high desert. The river is a highly managed water system, so flows are supplemented and the impacts of global warming