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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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61st Annual New Mexico Water Conference Registration is Now Open!

October 5-7, 2016
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, New Mexico

Where Does All the Water Go? History, Hydrology and Management of New Mexico’s Scarce Waters

We delighted to host the conference in southwestern New Mexico for the first time. We have an impressive lineup of speakers to address our theme and the conference offers a special oppotunity to learn about how New Mexico manages its water resources with an eye toward the future.

Former NM Senator Bingaman will present the Albert E. Utton Memorial Water Lecture at the noon luncheon on October 6 at the historic Murray Hotel located downtown.

Click here to register for the conference. Click here to learn about the conference.

61st Annual New Mexico Water Conference

Water Conference 2016

New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute


New Mexico State University         Phone: (575) 646-4337
MSC 3167, PO Box 30001             Fax: (575) 646-6418
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001          Email: nmwrri@nmsu.edu

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