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

69 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

77 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

143 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

132 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.

UNM partnering to improve access for water operators

108 Views   NEW 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.