Experts worried over future of New Mexico’s water supply

51 Views   UNM and regional universities have researched possibilities to manage water usage over time as New Mexico is getting hotter, and drier. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — David Gutzler, a professor emeritus at UNM’s School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, says it’s not a Mad Max or apocalyptic situation. “What we

Environment Department adds new clean water violations to database

140 Views   The New Mexico Environment Department’s database for alleged violations logged about 200 entries related to clean water last month. About 40% of the notices went to one organization, and a small water association was referred to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over continued violations.

New Mexico could benefit from Colorado River Basin deal

105 Views   “This agreement has potential to benefit New Mexico who depend on Colorado River water for our drinking water,” John Fleck said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Biden administration struck a breakthrough deal to address ongoing drought conditions along the Colorado River Basin Monday.