The New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute is located in Las Cruces, New Mexico at New Mexico State University. The NM WRRI was established in 1963 by the New Mexico legislature and approved under the 1964 federal Water Resources Research Act. The institute funds research conducted by faculty and students from universities across the state to address water problems critical to New Mexico and the Southwest. The institute also participates in joint efforts to solve water-related problems along the U.S./Mexico border.
Through its support of research and its interaction and cooperation with other water resources entities, the institute continuously strives to alleviate water problems, working toward ensuring an ample supply of high quality water for future generations.
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Technical Completion Report 382
Technical Completion Report 382, “Predictive Soil Mapping to Improve the Physical Basis of Distributed Ecohydrological Models in Arid Environments”, by Colby W. Brungard and Mikayla J. Allan is now available online.
Technical Completion Report 381
Technical Completion Report 381, “New Mexico’s Mountain Sources of Water: A Mechanistic Approach to Understand Mountain Recharge and its Implications for Local and Statewide Water Budgets”, by Jesus Gomez-Velez and Chao Wang is now available online.
Technical Completion Report 380
Technical Completion Report 380, “A Dynamic Statewide Water Budget For New Mexico: Phase III – Future Scenario Implementation”, by Ken Peterson, Austin Hanson, Joshua Randall, Bruce Thomson and Asifur Rahman is now available online.