Water Task Force

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Planning for the Future of New Mexico Water

New Mexico State University, College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences (ACES) has historically been a strong leader in water resources programs which emphasizes better use of water and reducing impacts on water quality. The College is thorough in addressing many water related issues which are aimed toward the social, economic and environmental well being of New Mexico. It is a goal of the College that the best available science be applied to all aspects of water quality, use and management.

Current Topics

NM Integrated Water Management Handbook

Integrated Water Management Handbook is now posted on the NRCS website, located at NRCS Handbook.

The New Mexico Integrated Water Management Handbook is intended to be user friendly for use by planners with producers. It provides guidance on how-to evaluate and understand site-specific field conditions. This will enable an increased understanding needed to evaluate and implement alternative best management practices for irrigation water management.

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