The Rio Grande Basin Study: Lobatos Gage to Elephant Butte Dam (Basin Study) presents a unique opportunity to develop projections of future water supply and demand and use them to model and evaluate potential adaptation strategies that are not constrained by current operating practices, infrastructure capacity, and policy constraints.

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The Middle Rio Grande Water Advocates is seeking additional participants in a set of working committees recently approved by the Board of Directors, so as to better accomplish its overall mission. Click here for a description of the working committee structure and initial drafts of the committees’ missions. We would appreciate and benefit from your…

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The Rio Grande Basin Study is beginning to feel more tangible. Over sixty people attended Reclamation’s quarterly “All Partners” meeting held Dec. 4. After a presentation on in-progress climate assessment research and a coming agricultural adaptation workshop, the discussion focused on the detailed draft plan for the three-year …

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The New York Times published an article on October 15 “Nearly Half of the U.S. Is in Drought. It May Get Worse.” Nearly half of the continental United States is gripped by drought, government forecasters said Thursday, and conditions are expected to worsen this winter across much of the Southwest and South. Mike Halpert, deputy…

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New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) is holding its 65th Annual Water Conference entitled “Meeting New Mexico’s Pressing Water Needs: Challenges, Successes and Opportunities” on October 26-29, 2020 at 11:00 am. Click here to register. For the first time in its 65-year history, the NM WRRI Annual New Mexico Water Conference will be held…

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