Balance Water Use with Renewable Supply

The Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates' purpose is to advocate for a sustainable, resilient water future for the Middle Rio Grande by demanding equitable and effective water management and planning consistent with the best available science and applicable laws.

The Water Advocates define the Middle Rio Grande to be the region north-south from the Otowi stream gage located at the highway bridge to Los Alamos along the river to Elephant Butte Dam, and east-west to include the area where surface water or ground water flows are hydrologically connected to the Rio Grande.


Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates Launches New Website

By Theresa Cardenas  

A Call for civic engagement to participate and influence decisions that affect our water supply. The Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates is launching a new website to enable public access to information and actions pertaining to our shared water supply in the Middle Rio Grande.

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Most Recent Posts

Let’s Get Real – Part 2

By Bob Wessely | September 17, 2020

Wake up, New Mexico! We need to be honest with ourselves. Water troubles are coming, big time!

IMHO it’s about time that we pulled our political heads out of the sand. We’ve pursued the state agencies’ concepts …

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Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates Launches New Website

By Theresa Cardenas | August 25, 2020

A Call for civic engagement to participate and influence decisions that affect our water supply. The Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates is launching a new website to enable public access to information and actions pertaining to our shared water supply in the Middle Rio Grande.

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Let’s Get Real!

By Bob Wessely | August 7, 2020

Wake up, New Mexico! We need to be honest with ourselves. Water troubles are coming, big time!

IMHO it’s about time that we pulled our political heads out of the sand. We’ve pursued the state agencies’ concepts …

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Announcement – Basin Study – Next All Partners Meeting

By Executive Committee | August 5, 2020

It looks like Thursday,September 10th at 11:00 am works for the most number of people. It is our hope to hear report outs from the ad-hoc Sectoral Committee leads that we identified back in April and to also hear a modeling update from Andrew Gelderloos.  Below is a list of the Sectoral Committees that I…

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Healthy Soil Is a Reservoir

By Carolyn Kennedy | August 4, 2020

Maintaining healthy soil aids our water supply! Healthy soil is not compacted but is absorbent. Organic matter in the soil, microbes and plant material, is made of carbon. That, along with the minerals present, creates an aerated structure for the soil. The dead matter is food for the plants and structurally acts like a sponge.…

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