SERVING THE WATER RESEARCH NEEDS
OF NEW MEXICO

The overall mission of the NM WRRI is to develop and disseminate knowledge that will assist the state and nation in solving water problems. 

WELCOME

The New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute, established in 1963, funds student and faculty research conducted to address water problems critical to New Mexico and the Southwest. NM WRRI also participates in joint efforts to solve water-related problems along the U.S./Mexico border.

Hatch and Mesilla Valley Hatch Watershed Management Program (Reclamation Grant)

LATEST TECHNICAL REPORTS

Aug 2021

Analysis of the Relationship Between Current Regulatory and Legal Frameworks and the “Produced Water Act”

Authors: Stephanie Russo Baca, Ambrose Kupfer, Sarah McLain

AUG 2021

Building a Produced Water Budget for New Mexico: Phase I – Database Construction

Authors: Martha Cather, Raven Goswick

JUL 2021

Trophic and Dietary Overlap Study Between Threatened and Common Riverine Turtles in Southeast New Mexico Using Stable Isotope Analyses

Authors: Thanchira Suriyamongkol, Ivana Mali

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS​

New Mexico faces serious challenges concerning the supply, development, quality, management, and administration of water resources. To help meet these needs, an Interdisciplinary Program in Water Science & Management (WSM) has been developed at NMSU by a team of water experts.

The primary purposes of the interdisciplinary degree program in Water Science and Management are to provide graduate education for addressing state, national, and international water issues, and to train the next generation of water professionals needed to meet the challenges described above.

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE NEWS AND
REPORTS IN YOUR E-MAIL