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Water Advocates Annual Conference 

The 2020 Annual MRGWA Conference has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Water Advocates Speaker Series

The Water Advocates are sponsoring a monthly series of expert speakers starting soon

"Balance Water Use with Renewable Supply"

Click here for details

Advocates' Directors Meeting

The Advocates Board meets quarterly, or more frequently when necessary.

"The next meeting will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on December 8, 2020.  All are welcome to join us.

Data Packet to be added later

Click here for agenda and minutes of previous meetings

Announcements

WRRI’s 65th Annual Water Conference

By Executive Committee | October 13, 2020

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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NMSU Online Soil Health Workshop

By Executive Committee | October 8, 2020

NMSU is sponsoring an on-line Soil Health Workshop on October 27 and 28 from 9:00 am -3:30 pm each day. Click here to register. Join us for this two-day online Soil Health Workshop. The workshop will address fundamental aspects of soil health, as well as applied soil management for cropland and rangeland. Topics include the…

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PBS series to spotlight Green Amendment push in New Mexico

By Executive Committee | October 8, 2020

The Santa Fe New Mexican has published an article addressing a coming PBS special. The special concerns a proposed New Mexico constitutional amendment to place priority on maintaining a clean environment. State Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez will sponsor a New Mexico Constitution Green Amendment Resolution in the 2021 Legislature. If passed this resolution will give…

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A Climate Crossroads With 2 Paths: Merely Bad or Truly Horrific

By Executive Committee | October 3, 2020

The New York Times has published “Climate Disruption Is Now Locked In …” an extensive article addressing our options moving forward. While said about climate change, two quotations stand out and are directly applicable to water issues in New Mexico: “There’s too much complexity and, frankly, too much that needs to be changed, that we’re…

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Pueblo Aboriginal Water Rights Affirmed

By Executive Committee | October 1, 2020

The Albuquerque Journal has published “Court ruling aids pueblo water rights” addressing an appeals court ruling affirming Pueblo water rights. When Spanish conquistadors established settlements in what is now New Mexico, they likely had no idea their actions would be cited centuries later in legal arguments over water rights. On Tuesday, the 10th Circuit Court…

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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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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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